Study shows brass devices in plumbing systems can create serious lead-in-water problems

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2010-11-17
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Virginia Tech. University Relations
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A new research study co-spearheaded by Virginia Tech researcher Marc Edwards highlights problems with some brass products in plumbing systems that can leach high levels of lead into drinking water, even in brand new buildings - and suggests that such problems may often go undetected.

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