Water pipes and water stand poles are a serious threat to our water supply and should be fixed as soon as possible.
Water pipe and stand poles pose an ongoing threat to the quality of our water, our environment and our health.
We can and should fix them.
A study published in Water Quality & Science in 2016 found that a majority of Americans surveyed believed that pipes and stands are contributing to higher levels of lead in drinking water, which is linked to a range of health problems including birth defects, cognitive and behavioral problems, and learning disabilities.
This water quality and health threat affects a wide range of Americans.
A 2015 study conducted by the Water Quality Council found that over one in four households in the U.S. are impacted by lead contamination in drinking and cooking water.
Water quality and public health experts have been warning for years about this threat, which has resulted in a number of solutions being implemented across the country.
A number of studies have been published that support these efforts.
For example, the American Water Works Association recommends the use of water-saving equipment to cut back on water usage.
Additionally, several states have taken steps to reduce the impact of lead on the water supply by replacing lead pipes.
However, these measures are not enough to stop this threat.
For the majority of people who live in areas where there are pipes and stand pole, there is no immediate fix that is 100% effective.
However in communities with long histories of water infrastructure problems, there are proven and effective solutions that can be implemented to improve the quality and safety of our drinking water supply.
For instance, there has been a reduction in lead-contaminated water pipes in New York City and other major U.,D.C. cities.
Additionally in California, a significant reduction in water quality problems has been observed with the installation of water filters.
Additionally the city of Baltimore has been reducing lead contamination from its water supply since 2013.
Finally, a growing number of water utilities across the U to the south and east of the Mississippi River have been installing new lead-safe water treatment systems.
The most effective and cost-effective solution for this threat is to install and maintain safe water pipes and a water stand that provides clean drinking water.
Source: The American Council on Science and Health