By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – The city of Flint is being ordered to follow through with checking the pipes of all neighborhood homes.

The deal was a part of the lawsuit filed by residents to replace steel pipes and check for lead.

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Flint officials say this isn’t necessary for homes built in 1990 or later but a judge over ruled.

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More than 20,000 properties are eligible to be checked.

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