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Bill would provide help with lead pipe replacementSubmitted: 01/23/2018
Bill would provide help with lead pipe replacement
Story By Associated Press

MADISON - The Senate will put the finishing touches on a bill to help Wisconsin homeowners cover the cost of replacing lead pipes.

It would let public water utilities and local governments provide grants and loans to property owners.

Money could be used to help a homeowner replace lead water pipes running from the house to the street.

The Assembly passed a proposal in November that would allow half the cost to be covered.

Approval in the Senate would send the bill to the governor.

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