Aurora warns some homeowners about the possibility of lead exposure

Roman lead pipe — Photo via the Science Museum

From TheDenverChannel.com (Sally Mamdooh):

The homes are concentered near East 26th Avenue and North Peoria Street and East 11th Avenue and North Yosemite Street, the original part of the city.

The city has now sent more than 600 letters to Aurora residents notifying them of the issue and asking to check the plumbing for free.

So far, the city has tested 24 homes, and only one of the tests came back positive for lead…

The city will pay for a replacement line if a homeowner qualifies. Click here to learn about the steps you need to follow.

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