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Plumbers raise flag over lead contamination in drinking water from dodgy taps

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The country’s key plumbing association has alerted health and other authorities to tap fittings coming into the country which may be leaching lead into drinking water.

Master Plumbers raised the flag after starting some random testing on tap fittings. It said it had been concerned for some time about “the potential for unacceptable levels of lead in imported tapware and pipe systems”.

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