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Study finds flushing water lines protects inconsistently and may increase lead exposure
July 23, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Research conducted by Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Public Health finds that the current recommendations for running water to flush out lead are not consistently effective and may not be the best way to protect children from lead in drinking water. Full Story
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