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St. Pete drinking water is safe, tests confirm

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Results of the city’s latest water quality testing reaffirm that St. Pete’s water is safe, and lead levels are well within federal regulatory requirements. In accordance with Environmental Protection Agency requirements, the city’s Water Resources department conducts water quality testing every three years. Five or more samples of the 50 samples tested (90th percentile) cannot exceed the action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb). The last tests, done in 2014, showed only one sample exceeded the action level. Water…

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