Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Waukesha testing pipes and water quality in advance of switching to Lake Michigan supply

The City of Waukesha does not want to become like Flint, Michigan — known for lead poisoning caused by drinking tap water — after it switches to a new water supply.

So the city is taking precautions now, nearly five years in advance of the transition to a Lake Michigan water supply, to prevent such a public health crisis and ensure water quality, officials said.

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