THE SKILLINGS BLOG

The knowledge center for well drilling, water treatment & testing, FAQs, tips and know-how.

Today we know that lead poisoning poses a real threat to our families and especially our children. In years past, the health risks of consuming small amounts of lead were not fully understood. That's why so many well systems and much of our plumbing utilized lead. After many years of study it has become apparent that lead poisoning is a real problem, especially in construction that was built before new federal guidelines concerning lead components.