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Jonah Chester and Wort News Department
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The city of Stoughton is a month and a half into replacing all of its lead pipelines. Stoughton Utilities Director Jill Weiss says the city is set to finish up with the project this fall — under budget and ahead of schedule.
“Actually, just before you called I was out on site taking some pictures and seeing what they’re doing out there,” she says. “There are a number of streets that aren’t passable because of those lead service lines being replaced at this very moment.”
In 2019, six out of thirty tested drinking water sites in Stoughton had elevated levels of lead. Under state policy, that meant that the city was required to conduct annual testing going forward.
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