The World Health Organisation has declared a zero-tolerance approach to lead in water…





Minister Kelly

In today’s Independent, Dr Maurice Gueret discusses Ireland’s lead pipe problem.

If you are concerned about lead pipes in your home, we have a range of affordable do-it-yourself lead test kits available at our online store.

What is infinitely more important than a blood test is a lead test of your water supply. The magic number is now 10 micrograms per litre. If your water has not been tested, or has been tested and is over this level, you might visit the HSE website and do a search for the word ‘Water’. Their good advice on water is free of charge. Unlike the leaden water in your taps.

Source: Rude Health: Swinging the lead –

Simon Chapman
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