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Lead Poisoning Prevention

Lead poisoning is the most common chronic poisoning and environmental illness in the United States. Lead poisoning is the elevation of the lead level in the body.
It may cause damage to the brain and nervous system resulting in behavioral and learning problems, slowed growth and hearing problems.

Lead in Drinking Water

Measures taken during the last two decades have greatly reduced exposures to lead in tap water. These measures include actions taken under the requirements of the 1986 and 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act and the U.S. Environmental

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