Safe Water Engineering


Safe Water Engineering LLC was founded by Elin Betanzo to improve access to safe drinking water through engineering and policy consulting.


After two years with high lead levels, questions still swirling in Bordentown. Burlington County Times, 10/9/19

I Helped Expose the Lead Crisis in Flint. Here’s What Other Cities Should Do. The New York Times, 8/27/19

How to Prevent the Next Flint. WDET, 7/26/2019

Experts: Michigan residents should know if homes have lead pipelines The Detroit News, 5/9/19

Not Far From Flint, Contamination Has Left Detroit School Taps Dry The New York Times, 11/15/18

Lead problems in water linger at Los Angeles schools, despite years of testing and repairs 9/25/18

Poisoned Water, 05/31/2017

Deciphering "lead free" labels at the store isn't always easy, 05/16/2017

Searching for lead in Detroit's water lines, 10/20/2016

Right Time, Right Place Virginia Tech Magazine, Spring 2016

High school friend sounded first alert to Flint’s Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, 02/16/2016

A long friendship put spotlight on Flint water crisis Detroit Free Press, 02/06/2016