Lead exposure is of such great risk to human health because of the regularity of the substance. Lead is found in many everyday materials one may come into contact with, including old paint, dust, soil and drinking water. However, one product that can maximize the lead levels that may be taken in by a human is an animal product, specifically the meats most commonly eaten by humans, including chicken, poultry, and pork.
This is because pressurized water systems are usually utilized by farms in order to hydrate the spaces that livestock are living in. The devices that are used to gauge the pressure within many of these lines are often made of alloyed metals, where it is common for lead to be present in small quantities. For more on the lead found in animal watering systems, take a look at this blog post from Dwyer Instruments.
A good method for how to reduce lead found in animal watering systems is to select pressure measurement devices that are either made of plastic or have an NSF rating. Educating yourself on different materials that may have potentially come into contact with lead that you may be using is another good way to minimize this risk.
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