How could I be exposed to lead?

The most common source of lead exposure is from paint. Lead-based paints were banned for use in housing in 1978. Although the main exposure to lead is by ingesting paint chips and inhaling dust, lead can also be found in household plumbing materials and some water service lines.

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1. How could I be exposed to lead?
2. Is my water safe?
3. Is my home at risk for lead plumbing?
4. Can I get my water tested for lead?
5. Where can I review the City of McKinney’s lead and copper sampling results?
6. Do all home filters and other water treatment devices remove lead?