In this episode, we continue our series on Pittsburgh’s lead problem with a look at the best ways for protecting you and your family from lead in soil, water and your home.
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Stories in this episode
- If You Think You Have Lead Paint in Your Home, Here’s What To Do About It- If you have an older home, there's a pretty good chance you also have lead paint. But there are some simple things you can do to keep your family safe.
- What Do You Do When Your Child Has High Lead Levels?- First things first — don't panic. There is plenty you can do to protect your children, and if you take the necessary steps, most kids recover just fine.
- What’s the Most Effective Way to Get Lead Out of Your Water?- Filters? Flushing your water line for a few minutes? Or total water line replacement? We dig into the best options for homeowners.
- Lead-Tainted Water is a Big Problem in Pittsburgh. So is Lead in the City’s Soil.- It's almost gardening season. Here's how to protect yourself from the hidden poison that could be lurking in your backyard.