In the year since the lead water crisis in Flint, the dangers of lead-tainted drinking water have become abundantly clear. However, the Huffington Post recently asked water utilities spokespeople for America's 10 largest city if they thought someone could suffer lead poisoning due to drinking leaded water and none were willing to say "yes."

The spokesperson from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power was willing to say they believe it was the case due to research from the EPA stating that no level of lead in a child's blood was safe. Pheonix also went with the EPA:

The city of Phoenix also deferred to the EPA in its answer, noting that the agency“has set the maximum contaminant level goal for lead in drinking water at zero, because lead is a toxic metal that can be harmful to human health even at low exposure levels.”

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