Report No DWI0417

FACTORS INFLUENCING HOUSEHOLD WATER LEAD A NATIONAL SURVEY

DWI0417

Nov 1977

Abstract

From a survey of 2831 households in Great Britain, a quantitative assessment is made of the combined influence on household water lead levels of lead piping, acidity of water supply and other factors. Estimates are provided of the effects that remedial measures would have on blood lead levels in the population.

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