Lead Pipes

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  1. Jan 12, 2010 #1

    TxBuilder

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    Anyone know what year lead pipes were phased out?
     
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    They have been continuously phasing them out since the first ones were installed.
     
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    Although I was required to learn how to repair them during my apprenticeship, they were not being installed in new construction in 1970.
     
  5. Mar 1, 2010 #5

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    Brilliant HAHA
     
  6. Mar 1, 2010 #6

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    "With passage of the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986,5 installation of lead water pipes was finally prohibited nationwide."
     
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    It actually makes the water taste great! That and I loved the protective layer it puts on my lead fillings on meh teef. Part of the reason I have to use a catheter at age 40. :(
     
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