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#Get the Lead Out of Our Drinking Water online presentation takes place May 11

On Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the NAACP Mystic Valley Area Branch and Clean Water Fund will host #Get The Lead Out Of Our Drinking Water! as an online presentation. COURTESY PHOTO/NAACP

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The following was submitted by the NAACP Mystic Valley Area Branch:

On Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the NAACP Mystic Valley Area Branch and Clean Water Fund will host #Get The Lead Out Of Our Drinking Water! solely as an online presentation.

There is no safe level of lead; not in drinking water, and not in the human body. Please come to learn more about lead in drinking water, why it is a racial justice issue, and what you can do in your community to solve it!

Even a small amount of lead can harm health. Lead has effect, across a variety of contexts: lead paint, lead in water, and more; and progress has been made, but lead in the water is still a crucial issue.

How can you find out if your drinking water have lead? What steps can you take to get lead out of your drinking water? How big a problem is lead in drinking water, for homes in Woburn? Come and find out!

A recent, and exciting additional measure, is the development of Lead Free Plumbing Standards, which are in the process of being implemented, as well.

This informative program, is free, and open to the public online. Anyone can register, and receive a link for online access here.

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