Did you know that Trusource water is lead-free? That’s right – LEAD FREE. Which according to this article is paramount to your health given that many Montreal homes are connected to lead water pipes.
Some tidbits we found interesting:
- Buildings of eight or fewer units that were built before 1970 are often connected to the municipal water system by lead pipes.
- Developmental effects on children are actually steeper at the lower levels of exposure
- The municipality’s cost of changing water mains and service lines is $350 million.
- Results of a study of Montreal children – commissioned by Health Canada show that most children have blood lead levels well below 10 milligrams per decilitre, the level at which public health authorities will intervene and monitor a child.
Want to know more? Read The Gazette article HERE.