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Search for lead pipes coming to an end

Medford, Ore. — The Medford Water Commission is wrapping up it’s investigation of lead pipes in the water system. So far 24 lead pigtails have been uncovered in neighborhoods that predate 1946. A couple dozen places still need to be checked. At homes with a …

4 more lead pipes found in West Medford

Medford, Ore. — The Medford Water Commission uncovers another handful of lead pipes in West Medford. On Wednesday, crews potholed and found two lead pigtails at homes on Laurel Street, another on King Street, and a fourth on West 11th. “We’ll be working …

Second lead pipe removed in Medford

Medford, Ore. — Another lead pipe is located and replaced in Medford. The latest pigtail was found on Elm Street. It’s the second that has been replaced since crews began checking meter boxes one week ago. Based on the Medford Water Commission’s latest …

Lead pipe found in Medford neighborhood

Medford, Ore. — The Medford Water Commission removed the first lead pigtail pipe discovered at Oakdale Drive in Medford Friday morning. The pipe was installed in 1909. Crews have located more than a dozen homes in Medford that are fed by galvanized …