The Woodstock Sentinel-Review
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With a fewer-than-expected number of homes in Sarnia’s southwest being found with lead service lines seeping the toxic metal into drinking water, the city can afford to foot the full bill of replacing those water pipes, city officials say.
“This puts us in a great position where hopefully, within a few years, we can declare ourselves lead-free,” said operations and engineering general manager David Jackson. “That’s very exciting.”
Since 2019, Sarnia has been testing homes for high levels of lead in drinking water. The provincial limit is 10 micrograms per litre, or 10 parts per billion.
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