The first-of-its-kind report discovered that more than 647,000 of the water lines in our state are made of lead, and fixing that is going to come with a hefty price tag.

“Texas has the fifth highest amount of lead pipes still in use in the United States,” said ‘Inside Texas Politics’ Host Jason Whitely. “Florida is first, but in Texas, about 7 percent of its entire system is lead pipes.”

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