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

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