Lead Pipe Replacement Costs Are An Ongoing Issue For Wisconsin's Local Governments | Wis.Community

Lead Pipe Replacement Costs Are An Ongoing Issue For Wisconsin's Local Governments

Lead Pipe Replacement Costs Are An Ongoing Issue For Wisconsin's Local Governments

Around 176,000 lead pipes connecting municipal water systems to homes, businesses and other buildings are known to exist in Wisconsin. That number is gradually decreasing as communities around the state look to replace this antiquated and dangerous infrastructure, but the scale and cost of the problem is making for a slow process.