EXCLUSIVE: Before Flint’s Water Crisis, One Man Warned That “People Are Gonna Die”

Read the full story from Frontline. The full documentary airs Tuesday, September 10.

After the state of Michigan switched Flint’s water supply in April 2014, thousands of children were poisoned by lead and at least a dozen adults died from one of the largest outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in U.S. history.

It was exactly the sort of outcome that Matt McFarland, the operations supervisor at the water treatment plant, had tried to sound the alarm about, a new FRONTLINE documentary exclusively reveals.

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