How does lead get into household water?
Usually, lead gets into your water after it leaves your local treatment plant. The most likely sources of lead in your household water are lead pipes, lead solder, or brass fixtures in your plumbing.

Lead water services were installed in Saint Paul homes built before 1926 and in some homes built during World War ll.

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1. How does lead get into household water?
2. What can I do to reduce the lead in my water?
3. How do I find out if my water service connection is lead?
4. If my pipes are lead, do I have to replace them?
5. Will you replace the lead pipe if I have a lead service connection?