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Lead levels called too low to threaten water system

Chemicals are found in amounts so small that customers are at no risk, the state says

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 06, 2014

~~<p>The state Department of Health is notifying the public that &quot;very low&quot; levels of lead and other chemicals have been detected in the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam water system.</p>
<p>The lead levels are within federal and state compliance levels for drinking water in a water distribution system (below the lead &quot;action level&quot;) and do not represent a health threat, the Health Department said in a news release issued Wednesday.</p>
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The state Department of Health is notifying the public that "very low" levels of lead and other chemicals have been detected in the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam water system.

The lead levels are within federal and state compliance levels for drinking water in a water distribution system (below the lead "action level") and do not represent a health threat, the Health Department said in a news release issued Wednesday. Login for more...



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