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Archive by tag: leadReturn
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The IIJA in action

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The IIJA in action
In late 2021, the White House announced the Biden-Harris Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan, which will distribute funding made available from the U.S. Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) to benefit you and your local water infrastructure. We're already seeing some results.
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New White House action plan focuses on getting the lead out
Clean drinking water took center stage in Washington, DC, recently when revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule became final as part of a larger Biden-Harris Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan. The White House describes the plan as “a historic effort of unprecedented ambition that will deploy catalytic resources from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law while leveraging every tool across federal, state, and local government to deliver clean drinking water, replace lead pipes, and remediate lead paint.”
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Help lead the way to a lead-free future

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Help lead the way to a lead-free future
Establishing an inventory of lead service lines is an important step to a lead-free future.
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Lead found in drinking water in Newark

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Lead found in drinking water in Newark
The lead found in two homes in Newark, N.J., can serve as a reminder about how to protect yourself and your family.
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Back to school without lead

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Back to school without lead
As families across the country dive into a new school year, we thought now would be a good time to provide some context when it comes to drinking water in schools and child care facilities.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, copper, LCR, lead service line, Lead and Copper Rule, lead service line replacement, schools, children, child care facilities | View Count: (1373) | Bookmark and Share
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Talkin' 'bout lead in drinking water

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Drinking Water Week continues! This week is a good time to check your home’s pipes and plumbing for lead.
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Keep your tap water safe from lead

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There are steps you can take to protect you and your family from lead in tap water.
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Get the lead out during Drinking Water Week
Today we are encouraging people to look for and replace lead-based water pipes and plumbing in their homes.
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Be informed about your tap water quality

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A clever and perhaps misleading Pur water filters TV campaign puts a fine point on the importance of being informed about your tap water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: Pur, water filters, home treatment devices, lead, consumer confidence report, NSF International | View Count: (2895) | Bookmark and Share
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Protecting Your Family From Lead Exposure

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Protecting Your Family From Lead Exposure
While there are many sources of lead exposure, today there’s growing awareness that some homes have lead in water pipes, fixtures and plumbing. Lead presents health concerns for people of all ages and particularly for infants and young children.
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