It means all tenants can benefit from a water supply which is totally free of any lead pipes
," she added.
Where necessary, water companies will replace their part of the lead pipes
to meet new standards.
Liverpool council said today that some of its homes still have lead pipes
and said work replacing pipes in 500 homes had been done in the last year.
It shouldn't be a big problem for the council to replace the lead pipes
Church & Dwight will present its Bicarb Method for Corrosion Control, a process by which simple baking soda, when added to the water supply, prevents lead pipes
from corroding and leaching poisonous lead into drinking water.
These include bathroom sinks, lead pipes
and trash cans.
Among the primary culprits: lead pipes
in old houses and lead-based solder in contemporary copper pipes.
Lead levels in drinking water are likely to be highest if the institution has faucets or fittings made of brass, has lead pipes
or copper pipes with lead solder, according to the EPA.
IRISH Water's refusal to remove lead pipes
until householders take action was slammed as "disgraceful".
Homes built prior to 1986 frequently used lead pipes
and plumbing material, and these homes may no longer be up to the standards of the latest amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act," cautions Michelle Farrell, the author of the whitepaper.
He said the discovery could mean disruption for residents if work has to be done to replace lead pipes
GREAT WAR This deprivation had been the result of distributing mains being broken by the action of the frost and leakages from private lead pipes