plumbosolvency

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plumbosolvency

(ˌplʌmbəʊˈsɒlvənsɪ) or

plumbisolvency

n
(Chemistry) the ability to dissolve lead
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In 1990, when the EPA was told by Congress to control the lead in drinking water, the agency wanted to identify those utilities with the most corrosive water," he recalls.
We have now been clearly warned about the flaws in our national program on lead in drinking water.
However, controversy continues to surround the Drinking Water Act's third requirement--the setting of new federal standards for lead in drinking water.