No amount of lead in our water is safe. But replacing potentially hazardous lead service lines is no small task.
By Travis Thompson
You’ve read about Flint, Michigan, a community in crisis after lead levels spiked following a series of water supply and operational changes.
This tragic failure has sparked a national dialogue on the safety of our drinking water and a positive movement to eliminate the risk of lead.
Many communities across the country are now re-examining their approaches and fixing the problem where they find it, including Denver.
Here are five questions – and answers – about getting the lead out of Denver homes:
- Is our drinking water safe?
First, no amount of lead in drinking water is safe.
Last year, Denver…
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