Members of a local plumbers and pipefitters union plans to team up Saturday with an affiliate in Flint to help city residents cope with a water crisis that's received worldwide attention.

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 333, covering Lansing, Jackson and Battle Creek, is seeking licensed plumbers to help Flint residents install water filters provided by the state and new faucets provided by the union's national office.

The number one obligation of a licensed plumber is to provide safe water to communities, said Price Dobernick, Local 333's business manager.  Here's more from the Lansing State Journal.