What is lead?

Lead is a naturally occurring metal that is harmful if inhaled or swallowed. Lead can be found in air, soil, dust, pottery, food and water.

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1. What is lead?
2. How can I be exposed to lead?
3. What are the risks of lead exposure?
4. How does lead get into my drinking water?
5. Is my home at risk for lead plumbing?
6. I’m concerned my home may have lead plumbing. How can I find out?
7. Will my water utility replace my lead service line?