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.