Affordable Pipe Leak Repair Program

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission has no lead components in the City’s water lines, but some homes and businesses still have lead water lines in service.  Lead mineralizes when it’s exposed to water, so the inside of a lead pipe develops a hard rock-like coating over time.  Replacement usually involves excavating around the old lead, removing it and replacing it with copper or another safe material. Voluntary replacement of lead plumbing is always an option for a homeowner, but when a lead water line breaks from age, damage or cold weather, repair is not an option. Replacement is the

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The Interesting History of Boston’s Frog Pond

The Frog Pond Site was discovered in 1988, and is located on Boston Common near the present-day Frog Pond. The pond is now host to many activities in all seasons. With the winter season here ice skating enthusiasts can enjoy the skating sessions available for all ages. Whether you’re interested in lessons or perhaps a season pass, Frog Pond is the oldest and most treasured public park in the U.S. The Frog Pond was a natural spring even during Prehistory, and would have been present in roughly the same location for thousands of years before it became the skating and

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