Protecting Pittsburgh's Water from Lead Contamination

Water contaminated by lead is a serious health threat, and one that often disproprionately affects low-income and minority neighborhoods. Clean Water Action is organizing to hold Pittsburgh Water and Sewer authority accountable and protect our water and health.

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Clean Water Action is partnering with your State Representative, Ed Gainey for an event on March 28 from 6-8PM at the Community Empowerment Associa

Clean Water Action Calls for More Protection of Kids from Lead in Pittsburgh Drinking Water

Pittsburgh – Following the release this week of the latest lead testing results of Pittsburgh drinking water by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Auth

Manchester neighborhood, Pittsburgh photo: (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Request a Free Lead Seminar in Your Neighborhood

Is your family at risk from lead? Fill out the form below to arrange a free presentation for you, your family and your neighbors.

Corroded pipe with lead service fittings. Credit: Mike Thomas / Creative Commons

Lead and Drinking Water

Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment.