HOT TOPIC: Lead in water

December 2009
Water Technology;Dec2009, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p48
Trade Publication
The article presents readers' responses to a query related to lowering lead content in water. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) maximum contaminant level for lead in public drinking water is 0.015 ppm. One reader says if the lead is all dissolved in the water, then an ion exchange water softener will remove dissolved lead. Make sure the sampling technique is representative, says another reader.


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