Tell your state legislators to support a bill to protect our drinking water from lead contamination.

Lead is a serious threat to our children's health, and it's getting into our water here in Illinois. A recent Chicago Tribune article reported that lead was found in 70 percent of taps tested in Chicago homes. Other communities have faced lead contamination too. Perhaps the single most important thing we can do to stop this contamination is to remove the lead pipes -- called service lines -- that bring water into our homes.

Subject: It's time to get rid of lead service lines