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Living with lead

These flyers from the Philadelphia Water Department describe how to check if your home’s water service line is made from lead and how to clean lead from your home’s drinking water pipes.

For more information about preventing lead poisoning, see the City’s Lead Guide.

Name Description Released Format
How to check your water service line for lead PDF This diagram shows how to check and see if your water service line is made from lead. December 8, 2021
Daily cleaning tips for drinking water pipes PDF A list of tips to help you flush your lead pipes. September 12, 2019