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WATCH: Virginia Tech officials announce results of most recent Flint water tests

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Today's announcement takes place nearly 16 months after the initial tests of Flint's water.

Researchers from Virginia Tech are announcing the results of their fourth round of water testing in Flint today.

For many people in the city, their trust in government has been broken. They don't trust what the state, or the federal government say about the safety of their water.

The Virginia Tech researchers are more trusted. They sounded the alarm about the lead crisis in the summer of 2015. And they've been retesting as many of the homes in their original study as they can. Officials are watching what the team has to say about the safety of the water closely. 

In an August press conference, Prof. Marc Edwards from Virginia Tech said, “the wind is at our back.” He indicated that the water system was recovering.

Today, the team will address where the city’s water system stands.

The live press conference begins at 10:30 a.m. EST. You can watch below:

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