Could I have lead in my drinking water?

Due to the high quality of both sources of Broomfield’s drinking water, very little lead is present as it leaves the Water Treatment Plants. However, as the water travels through the distribution system, it may pick up lead from plumbing materials such as pipes, fixtures, and joints. If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. If you are concerned about elevated levels of lead in your home’s water, you may wish to have your water tested. 


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1. What's that funny taste in my water?
2. White flakes, flecks, and fragments in my drinking water....what are they?
3. Why is my tap water brown?
4. Fluoride and Drinking Water
5. Where does Broomfield get its water?
6. Do I need to install a home water treatment system?
7. Why does my tap water look like carbonated milk?
8. Why is chlorine used in the water treatment process?
9. Could I have lead in my drinking water?
10. What's the best way to disinfect my drains?