The Rise and Fall of Lead Piping: A Brief History

The Rise and Fall of Lead Piping: A Brief History Lead piping was used in almost¬†every major U.S. city¬†for many plumbing applications in 1900, including to transport drinking water. Millions of lead pipes are still in in use across the country. As demonstrated by serious lead-in-water incidents in Flint, Michigan; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Newark, New Jersey … more

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