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Lead contamination impacts water systems across U.S.

Aging infrastructure and high replacement costs are just one of the contributors to lead contamination in water systems throughout the country, according to CBS news. At the current replacement rate, it would take about 200 years and cost about $1 trillion to completely renew the system.

Water infrastructure could get boost from pending federal law

A bill that would improve the nation’s water infrastructure is now before President Donald Trump and, if signed, it would authorize more than $6 billion during the next decade for projects such as restoring wetlands and reducing coastal erosion.