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The York Water Company is no stranger to updating its infrastructure. The first pipe ever installed in York, simply a log with a hole in it, was put in the ground in 1816.
President J.T. Hand said the company has made many changes in the more than 200 years since, including removing a harmful metal from use.
"We have been replacing lead service lines since the early 1980s," Hand said.
A new EPA report revealed Pennsylvania has almost 700,000 lead service lines in use, which could cause a range of long-term health problems, especially in children. It comes as Pennsylvania received $265 million in federal grants to replace lead pipes.
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