As Newark deals with lead crisis, some homes have service lines replaced

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News 12’s Brian Donohue visited a Newark neighborhood where homes have already had their lead water service lines replaced with safer materials.

The city has replaced about 800 service lines so far. They hope to replace a total of about 18,000 city-wide.

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Volunteers have been going door-to-door to sign up city residents for lead line replacements. The project will be paid for by the city.

More information can be found on the city’s website.

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