What is Durham doing to eliminate/reduce exposure to lead in our drinking water?
The City adds a corrosion inhibitor into the drinking water at its two treatment plants. This corrosion control program has been in place since the 1970s, and has effectively minimized the corrosion of lead and copper household pipes.

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1. Should Durham's water customers be concerned about lead in the drinking water?
2. How could lead get into the drinking water?
3. How would I know if my household plumbing was a problem?
4. What can I do to minimize the risk to me and my family?
5. What is Durham doing to eliminate/reduce exposure to lead in our drinking water?
6. Have the City's actions eliminated my risk/exposure to lead and copper?
7. What should I do if I suspect lead poisoning?
8. What if I need more information or want my water tested?
9. Who may I contact at the City if I still have questions about lead?