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Lead pipe replacement project near halfway mark in Benton Harbor

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EPA scientists say 1,254 households now have safe piping since the project began last fall. The project is expected to be complete by spring 2023. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) said federal funding has been for improving the water supply. Residents can continue to have free lead detection tests performed on their homes.
4 months ago·Benton Harbor, United States

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Update: About 50% Of Lead Pipes Have Been Replaced In Benton Harbor

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EGLE: Around 50% of lead service lines have been replaced in Benton Harbor

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Lead pipe replacement project near halfway mark in Benton Harbor

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