Lead Contamination Found in Hundreds of Chicago Taps

The city offered free water tests to its citizens and found lead in 70 percent of homes

Lead contamination was found in 70 percent of the 2,797 homes tested in Chicago as part of a program allowing residents to analyze their water free of charge, according to a recent report by the Chicago Tribune.

Water samples from 30 percent of the homes exceeded the 5 ppb...

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