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Iron in Drinking Water May Pose Health Risks

Some scientists are saying that the presence of iron in drinking water may pose a greater risk to health than previously acknowledged.

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Some scientists are saying that the presence of iron in drinking water may pose a greater risk to health than previously acknowledged. Marc Edwards, an environmental engineering professor at Virginia Tech, who helped uncover the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, says that iron, which can increase the leaching of lead from pipes into water as well as remove disinfectants like chlorine, can have a negative impact on water systems. (Water Online)

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