Catholic Charities offering reverse osmosis filtered water to Flint residents

File. Now that the state has stopped giving away bottled water to Flint residents, Catholic Charities North End Soup and Center for Hope will be giving filtered water to residents from Bluewater Oasis reverse osmosis filtered water kiosks. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH)

FLINT, Mich. – Flint residents in need of clean drinking water are now getting help from a local charity.

Catholic Charities North End Soup and Center for Hope will be giving filtered water to residents from Bluewater Oasis reverse osmosis filtered water kiosks.

Residents can bring their own empty containers to receive up to five gallons a day.

The announcement came on the same day the MDEQ permanently closed the bottled water distribution sites in the city.

Catholic Charities CEO Vicky Schultz encourages individuals to come get what they need.

“The Bluewater filtered water kiosks are helping us bring a little peace of mind to families with concerns about their water,” said Schultz.

The locations and hours of operations are listed below:

North End Soup Kitchen

Main Entrance Donation Entrance

735 E. Stewart Avenue

Flint, MI 48505

Monday through Friday

11:30am to 5pm

Center for Hope

Donation Entrance

812 Root Street

Flint, MI 48503

Monday through Friday

9am to 4pm

For additional information, contact Mary Stevenson, Center for Hope,

810-265-7025 x712 or mstevenson@ccsgc.org.

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