And, unless the many American cities with aging lead pipes
get to work quickly, it will not be the last, either.
Other actions being weighed include, in no particular order: increased inspection to determine status of existing lead pipe
; inspection to determine just who is still operating lead pipe
; how much lead pipe
is still in use; and my favorite, initiating a ban on the use of all lead water pipe in America.
have traditionally been used because they have a long life span and they resist pinhole leaks, which are a common problem with underground pipes.
And yet lead pipe
continued to be installed in municipalities such as Flint.
7 inches, the unique lead pipe
was located in a sort of "small bilge-well" and would have been connected to a hand operated piston pump.
A 1992 report for the UK Department of the Environment titled Economics of Lead Pipe
Replacement noted that in theory, when a lead pipe
is partially replaced, the amount of lead in water should be reduced because there is less expanse of lead in contact with the water.
But there were still many houses across the country with lead pipes
He said: "Nobody came to us during our very lengthy discussions on the directives on electronic waste and on the removal of hazardous substances from the environment to say that they would affect the lead pipes
in traditional organs.
Having a steel tank available, he took a coil of lead pipe
supported on a wooden crosspiece and hung it in the tank by a wire rope.
Her father vanished in November 1974, after accusations that he had broken into the house and beaten the children's nanny Sandra Rivett to death with a lead pipe
before attacking his estranged wife Veronica.
See Newt take a lead pipe
to the back of Bill's legs.
Many have neither heard of nor seen lead pipe
other than in the board game Clue.