McCall water warns about lead, copper

The McCall Water System sent letters to its 2,720 customers warning them of elevated levels of lead found in drinking water, noting the problem appears to be with metal water pipes inside some of the older homes.

State Rep. Alan Baker met with McCall Water System officials and employees and noted the system wanted to not only be transparent, but to educate its customers about the dangers of lead and steps to reduce lead in their water.

It was noted at the meeting that all of McCall's main service lines are made from PVC pipe and show no signs of lead or copper. It was also noted that lead a...