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The Roman's used lead and clay piping intended for potable water that serviced private homes, amphitheaters, and bathhouses throughout the Roman Disposition. In fact lead was still the predominant metal used for water services servicing homes and businesses in the US up until WW II. Lead was extremely flexible and extremely durable which usually made it an ideal piping materials. In fact lead wiping was considered an art form. The use of business lead for potable water decreased sharply after WW 2 because of the dangers of lead poisoning. There is still some hot debate with regards to the harmfulness of business lead water services being used. Some testing was done several years ago and it was found which the service calcified so quickly very little if any lead leeched through the calcification be that as it may lead services are no longer used and are still being replaced even today in some of our larger aged cities across the US.

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