Adele Peters writes in Fast Company about BlueConduit, a company that is locating lead pipes in homes.
- While there is an overwhelming consensus on the need to remove lead pipes from homes, city governments often have trouble finding them. BlueConduit is a startup that is looking to address this issue.
- BlueConduit’s software pulls in data about the age of the home, neighborhood, and other factors to estimate the likelihood that a house or building is using lead pipes.
- In Flint, Michigan the startup used their software to find lead pipes 80% of the time.
- While the software does not offer a complete solution, BlueConduits innovative approach is key to reducing the harm that lead pipes can have on people and communities.
Read the full article here.