Archive for May, 2016

Lead in Drinking Water

Cedar River is responsible for providing high quality drinking water.  Although Cedar River’s drinking water sources do not contain lead, the District cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components.  Lead can leach into water from home plumbing systems built with lead-based solder, brass fixtures or some types of zinc coatings used on galvanized pipes and fittings; particularly in homes built before 1986.

Steps to Reduce Your Lead Exposure

  • If water has been standing in pipes for over 2 hours, ...
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