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Can old pipes that carry your water supply poison you?

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possible

Really old pips contained lead and lead solder. Also older pipes can contain accumulated deposits.
It really isn't likely to poision you as it is to make the water taste bad or look bad. It's best to have the plumbing inspected by a knowledgable plumber. Just remember, plumbers can charge more per hour than some doctors!

In brief: Possible

Really old pips contained lead and lead solder. Also older pipes can contain accumulated deposits.
It really isn't likely to poision you as it is to make the water taste bad or look bad. It's best to have the plumbing inspected by a knowledgable plumber. Just remember, plumbers can charge more per hour than some doctors!
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