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I dont really understand what the problem is with old lead lines...
they probably are all about 100 years old and all have a thick skin of calcium and lime built up inside them and cant leach
any lead into the water worth speaking of....
Because it's all fine and dandy until the city changes water sources, ala Flint Michigan. Acidic water will strip the lime off and then start dissolving the metal. Or they get disturbed for whatever reason and the crust gets busted.
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