Flint Water Crisis
The water tragedy in Flint, Michigan, has been the subject of extensive media coverage, both locally and nationally. Unfortunately, as with any incident of high public interest, the race to provide immediate coverage can lead to inaccurate or incomplete reporting. LAN offers this resource as a place to learn the truth about its involvement with the transfer of water from the Detroit source to the Flint River.
Massive Waterline Underway in Houston
The 16.5-mile NETL, which will be built in 13 segments starting this summer, will transmit surface water from the Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) to the North Harris County Regional Water Authority’s meter station, west of IH-45. Upon completion, the $450 million water line can transmit as much as 96 million gallons per day (mgd) to the City of Houston and 269 mgd to four regional water authorities.
How Houston-Area High Schools Can Help Develop the Workforce
Manor ISD is embarking on a new school construction program to help prepare its students for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics which will feature the expansion of Manor Senior High School and the district’s “New Tech” elementary and middle schools. After the expansion, Manor ISD will be one of the first districts in the nation to utilize technology from pre-kindergarten through senior year. The Manor ISD school board recently picked Houston-based LAN Inc. to manage the school building program.