Monthly Archives: May 2014

Do Water Heaters contain Lead?

Water Heaters can contain Lead Water Heaters contain metals that will corrode over time, and can leach into the water in the tank.  Certain contaminants, like lead solder, can be found in older pipe systems.  The lead ban was enacted in 1986, and so many plumbing parts contain small (“acceptable”) amounts of lead.  Contaminants tend to dissolve more rapidly…
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