Safe Water Engineering


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


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

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