As locales all over the country wrestle with lead contamination in their drinking water, one Michigan community is taking an aggressive approach to the problem. The municipal water system in Kalamazoo, MI, is moving relatively quickly to replace all of its lead service lines.
“Almost three times the number of water service lines containing lead were replaced in 2017 compared to its previous schedule,” Michigan Live reported. “A total of 472 were disconnected as of Dec. 18, compared to 120 in 2016.”
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