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Looking for lead

Sundance residents will soon be asked for their help to determine whether any lead is present in the water pipes that lead to their homes.

The city is in the process of creating a complete inventory of every service line within its water system, a requirement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of changes being made to its rules on lead and copper in public drinking water systems.

“We really need your help,” says Public Works Director Mac Erickson.

At this time, according to Erickson, around 300 of the city’s utility customers remain on the list and will receive a survey thr...

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