Stockton is a long way from Flint, Mich. — in distance and in drinking water. Activist Erin Brockovich argues that switching from chlorine to chloramines is more likely to leach lead from the city's pipes. “Stockton is not Flint,” responded Mel Lytle, head of Stockton’s Municipal Utilities Department. City Hall officials will not participate in a public forum on the safety of Stockton drinking water, calling it a "political event."READ MORE ►
'We're not Flint'
Stockton's water well within federal standards for lead