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Lead Awareness and Drinking Water Safety

CWLP reduces risks of corrosion occurring in plumbing systems by adding lime during the water treatment process, which raises the pH of the finished drinking water. The use of lime and the higher pH of the water limits the risk of metals, such as lead, from leaching into drinking water from lead service lines and plumbing fixtures containing lead or copper.

In situations where water is left standing for extended periods in plumbing systems where lead or copper pipe or solder exists, contamination into drinking water is a possibility. There are safeguards you can take to protect against this risk.
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