Rust is visible on the interior of a piece of galvanized pipe from the home of northeast Fresno residents Michael and Karen Micheli in this June 2016 photo. The Michelis replumbed their home, replacing their galvanized pipe with plastic lines that don’t rust or corrode after water samples from their home showed excessive levels of lead.
Rust is visible on the interior of a piece of galvanized pipe from the home of northeast Fresno residents Michael and Karen Micheli in this June 2016 photo. The Michelis replumbed their home, replacing their galvanized pipe with plastic lines that don’t rust or corrode after water samples from their home showed excessive levels of lead. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
Rust is visible on the interior of a piece of galvanized pipe from the home of northeast Fresno residents Michael and Karen Micheli in this June 2016 photo. The Michelis replumbed their home, replacing their galvanized pipe with plastic lines that don’t rust or corrode after water samples from their home showed excessive levels of lead. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com

Expert: Red water part of galvanized pipe; some lead fears overblown

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