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    Boiling potential lead water

    Plumbers

    If there is a risk of lead in water, would boiling said water fix the danger?

    Asked by Greg on 13th Jul 2022
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    Ram property

    "Boiling water will not remove lead
    If you believe you have higher than normal amounts you should contact environmental health.
    If it because you have lead pipes in your home then this can and should be replaced."

    Answered on 13th Jul 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
    Cohen Maintenance

    "Noo it makes the lead greater as the water will evaporates and leave the lead behind"

    Answered on 13th Jul 2022 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    APS Property Services

    "Hi NO you need to remove said lead pipes
    And replace them"

    Answered on 13th Jul 2022 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    Jamie Parsons

    "No, all needs to be replaced, boiling will not solve this"

    Answered on 4th Aug 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Bodmas limited

    "Boiling water will never elimite lead, after boiled water is evaporated, lead is left behind. Need to consult and expect to check your lead pipes and change them"

    Answered on 25th Jul 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
    Self employed

    "Lead killed the Romans .
    Check your water mains where it comes into the property as old lead pipe should be removed .
    A leadlock is a compression fitting that will fit on the old lead pipe to convert the next pipe to copper or plastic .
    You can contact your local water board supplier of the outside main from the main service pipe is old lead pipe and they may replace for you .
    You say boil lead .Why ?
    People used lead pipe for years and lived long lives ."

    Answered on 4th Aug 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Finch heating

    "You will have to remove the lead pipe in your home"

    Answered on 26th Jul 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report

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