Lead Pipe - Water Safety
The public outcry for water safety in Flint, Michigan has focused the nation's attention on the issue of lead pipe replacement and public safety concerns in relation to potable water. The PCA and Plumbing Council and its allied organizations are striving to educate consumers about the need for highly trained and certified plumbing professionals to perform lead pipe and fixture change outs when needed. Click on the links below to read related articles on this subject matter.
WTTW Chicago Tonight Report: Lead Pipes - What You Need to Know
NBC Report: Flint Water Crisis
Safe Plumbing.Org Report: Lead Pipes in Homes
Contractor Magazine Report: Invest in Water Systems
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