The Transylvania Times -

Don't Put Lead In Our Water


December 10, 2018

Brevard water is better than bottled water! Yes! Bottled water can have up to 5 parts per billion (ppb) of lead in it, whereas our city water has none. The big reason is that our water supply, Cathey’s Creek, comes directly out of Pisgah National Forest.

This wonderful situation could change. Brevard’s Chief of Police feels his force is inadequately trained in the use of their weapons, and wants to put a new outdoor firing range in the critical water supply watershed area upstream of the Water Treatment Plant intake. The problem with this idea is that lead, though it seems pretty...

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