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Lead is a toxic metal that gets into drinking water from lead or galvanized iron pipes and fittings, lead solder, and brass or chrome fixtures.

Manganese is a naturally occurring metal found in rocks and soil in Vermont that may be found in elevated levels your private drinking water supply.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that public water systems use chlorine for disinfection at the water treatment facility.

Nitrogen can take different forms in nature and is important for life in both plants and animals. The most common form of nitrogen found in well water is nitrate.

Pesticides, petrochemicals and other organic chemicals are human-made and do not occur naturally in drinking water.

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. Radon comes from the decay of uranium, which is a radioactive element found naturally in the earth’s crust.

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