Welcome to the third episode of Poison in the Pipes, the Washington Examiner's podcast series on how bad government caused the Flint water crisis.

In this episode, we'll explore the various ways Flint's leaders failed to adjust to the downturn in the city's economic fortunes and let the city fall into financial ruin. Given the fact that many of the decisions made on the city's water supply were done for financial reasons, this is an important aspect to understand when considering the current crisis.

Catch up on all previous episodes of Poison in the Pipes here.