The Pottstown Mercury
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The Pottstown Borough Authority recently voted unanimously to move forward with a $1.285 million project to find and remove lead water services lines to homes. The pipes can poison drinking water and cause health problems in children and adults.
The project hopes to find and remove approximately 100 lead water lines to homes in the borough.
“Lead is a potent neurotoxin that can cause irreversible harm. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is no safe level of lead exposure for children,” according to a July 2021 report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.
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