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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:20 pm 
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Actually, both the mains and the house piping were somewhat tangential. They were symptoms. Most municipal water has a little hardness in it, and a pH slightly over 7. This causes carbonates to plate out on the lead pipe and the lead caulking in old cast iron pipe. This insulates the lead from the water. When Flint abruptly changed water sources, the water was low pH. It dissolved the carbonates and started on the lead.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:47 am 
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Apparently, it's Oregon tap water: https://www.menshealth.com/guy-wisdom/s ... overpriced

The jugs are pretty, though.

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