Louisville Goes Lead-Free

Water utility completes 50-year effort to replace 500 miles of lead water service lines.

Louisville Goes Lead-Free

A Louisville crew member cuts an old lead service line so it can be removed and replaced with copper.

There are an estimated 6.1 million lead water service lines still in use in the United States. But none of them are in Louisville, thanks to the recent completion of a long-running service-line replacement program run by the Louisville Water Co. — and completed five years ahead of...

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