How do I get the lead out of my water?
The most common cause of lead in drinking water is the corrosion of plumbing fixtures and solders containing lead. The drinking water supplied to the distribution system of the City of Dayton does not contain lead at a detectable level. In addition, the treatment process adjusts the pH level and mineral content to deliver non-corrosive drinking water to the distribution system. As a precaution, lead usually can be eliminated from drinking water by allowing cold water to run until it gets as cold as it will get, before using the water for drinking or cooking. The City of Dayton Water Quality Laboratory extensively samples and tests drinking water from sites throughout the distribution system.

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1. How do I get the lead out of my water?
2. Why does the City add fluoride to my water?
3. Why are there white spots in my coffee pot(s)?
4. Why is my water cloudy (or milky)?
5. Why do you add chlorine to drinking water?
6. Why is my water rusty?