Navigation Links
Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

water from the main.

Water taken from city hydrants all tested within acceptable levels, indicating that the lead is coming either from connecting pipes or lead solder inside the home. The city has been replacing about 3,500 lead pipes per year, at a cost of about $7 million.

Ownership of connecting lines is split between city and homeowner, as is the cost of replacing them. Homeowners can ask the city contractor to replace their portion of the line, or get their own contractor. Typically, it costs $1,000 to $2,500, depending on the length of pipe. Davis said the city also needs to do more testing of apartments.

Lou Di Gironimo, general manager of Toronto Water, said information about lead in multi-unit buildings is hard to come by, because the city doesn't know what types of pipe the builders installed. "If it's a newer condominium, you wouldn't be worried ... If it's an older one, you can talk to your property-management company." For now, the biggest concern is lead exposure in places populated by children and mothers-to-be, for whom it can be especially harmful. In children under 6, it can delay physical and mental development and spark slight deficits in attention span and learning abilities. In adults, side effects include kidney problems or high blood pressure. Previously, schools and daycares were expected to flush their pipes once weekly.

Health Minister George Smitherman noted there's a new program to help low-income pregnant women and parents in older neighbourhoods buy water filters. Those rated to an NSF 53 standard, such as some types of Brita filters, can reduce lead, Smith said. But the province came under criticism from NDP MPP Peter Tabuns (Toronto-Danforth), who said the danger of lead pipes has been well known for years. "Frankly, they should have addressed it years ago. In 2002, Justice (Dennis) O'Connor noted in the Walkerton report (into the 2000 E.coli contamination tragedy th
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. A Royal Flush And A White Elephant
2. Secret Herb Could Tackle Hot Flushes And Night Sweats In Breast Cancer Patients
3. Herbal Supplements Fail to Relieve Hot Flushes
4. Cancer – Flushes Flesh and Fund
5. Water - The silent killer!!!
6. Water regulation in humans
7. Salt-Water Pools Good for the Health
8. Water Exercise Found to be Effective for Patients with Osteoarthritis
9. Water borne diseases, need caution
10. Water pills for diabetic with high blood pressure
11. Drinking Calcium Water Can Reduce Osteoporosis.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Flush Water Pipes Reduce Lead Contamination Risk Schools Told

(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 Lintelus, Inc., an event software ... of Sales, will be speaking on the subject of ... on October 28, at the Holiday Inn in New ... as well as a Tech Demo at 12:45pm, to ... a more engaging event experience. , The Annual Meetings ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Akeso Biomedical, Inc. ... the treatment of bacterial infections, microbial biofilms, and chronic ... its board of directors. , Dr. Sinskey ... at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT. He ... 1968. Dr. Sinskey also holds positions as Co-Director of ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Maureen Salamon HealthDay ... Black women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about ... the popular assisted reproduction technique, new research indicates, and the ... In the study, about 31 percent of white patients became ... patients. Analyzing more than 4,000 IVF cycles over two ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, ... may lead to increased blood pressure, according to a new ... in blood pressure for young adult women or for teenagers, ... drank lightly or moderately, their risk of high blood pressure ... parallels studies in older adult men and women," said lead ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... taken by Firestone officials at the company,s rubber ... spread of the disease there and could prove effective ... provides health services to about 80,000 employees, retirees, their ... Between Aug. 1 and Sept. 23, there were 71 ... That incidence rate of 0.09 percent was much lower ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Jay Cormier, Sr. Vice President of Sales for Lintelus, Speaks about Event Technology Integration at Meetings Technology Expo in NYC 2Health News:Akeso Biomedical Appoints Dr. Anthony J. Sinskey to Board of Directors 2Health News:Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says 2Health News:Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says 3Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 3Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 4Health News:Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC 2
... ... Berkeley Heights campus. , ... January 15, 2010 -- Kanan Shridharani, MD, has recently joined Summit Medical Group’s Internal Medicine ... University , New York, NY in 1986. She went on to earn her MD in ...
... may stave off eye disease, research suggests, , FRIDAY, Jan. ... many calories and too much sodium increase their risk for ... 469 black participants who had type 1 diabetes. Six years ... and had photos taken of their eyes to determine the ...
... , PALM DESERT, Calif. , ... superstar Katy Perry has signed on to appear ... experience fighting acne and finding Proactiv® Solution .  Katy ... exciting new 2010 campaign which will introduce new technology and ...
... a common gastrointestinal functional disorder that can greatly ... including alterations in the intestinal microbiota, are suspected ... article to be published on December 21, 2009 ... addresses this question. The research team from Finland ...
... It is reasonable to obtain a histological diagnosis before ... or unwilling to undergo surgery. As the pancreas is ... it is a challenge for the physician to obtain ... of pancreatic masses has been proved to be a ...
... the most common chronic disease of the world and ... Taiwan. Gastroparesis is reported in 5% to 12% of ... uncommon disease resulting compression of the third portion of ... syndrome can cause the same symptoms as diabetic gastroparesis. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Summit Medical Group Welcomes Kanan Shridharani, M.D. 2Health News:Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt 2Health News:Singer-Songwriter Katy Perry Signs On to Tell Proactiv(R) Story 2Health News:Singer-Songwriter Katy Perry Signs On to Tell Proactiv(R) Story 3Health News:Singer-Songwriter Katy Perry Signs On to Tell Proactiv(R) Story 4
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014  Rescheduling of hydrocodone ... in the pain market, according to a new ... a firm providing market research and consultation exclusively ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153440 ... for hydrocodone combination products from Schedule III to ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014   Reproductive Medicine Associates of ... the field of infertility, presents new clinical research ... The research abstract, released during the 70 th ... meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii , ... defect (SGD) pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). ...
(Date:10/22/2014)...  CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a ... cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that James ... has been elected to the Company,s Board of Directors, ... Anderson , Executive Chairman of CryoLife, stated, "Since joining the ... excellent leader who is well positioned to maximize CryoLife,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented 2Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented 3New IVF Research Highlights Improved Genetic Screening Approach To Help Parents Have Healthier Babies 2New IVF Research Highlights Improved Genetic Screening Approach To Help Parents Have Healthier Babies 3Pat Mackin Joins CryoLife Board of Directors 2Pat Mackin Joins CryoLife Board of Directors 3
... 24, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... report is available in its ... Devices Market in Emerging Economies ... Investments in Hospitals to be ...
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... in its catalogue: ... Americas Market to 2016 - Growth ... the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver 2Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver 3Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver 4Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver 5Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver 6Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver 7Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 2Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 3Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 4Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 5Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 6Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 7Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 8Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 9Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 10Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 11Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the Americas Market to 2016 - Growth in Biotechnology and Generic Segments and the Pharmaceutical Patent Cliff will Shape the Landscape 12
... a family of single-use products to promote ... you. This single-use catheter reduces cross-contamination and ... of infection and, because cleaning is eliminated, ... ,We have water perfused manometric catheters ...
... of single-use products to promote safety for ... single-use catheter reduces cross-contamination and helps protect ... and, because cleaning is eliminated, you have ... have water perfused manometric catheters for esophageal, ...
MMS Adapter Cable for LATITUDE® Air-Charged Catheter...
InSIGHT™ Adapter Cable for LATITUDE® Air-Charged Catheter...
Medicine Products: