1:5:10:365 EcoTip Blog

November 21, 2008

:326 Lead in Water

Filed under: :326 Lead in Water — Tags: , , , , , , , — John Banta @ 12:28 am

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1:5:10:327 EcoTip: Lead is a heavy metal that has been used for plumbing pipes in municipal water systems. It is supposed to be phased out but can still contaminate drinking water.

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 Additional Information:

National Testing Laboratories offers water analysis for lead and other heavy metals.

Here’s a link to the USEPA water quality standards: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/contaminants/index.html

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