How does lead get into water?(1 point)

It occurs naturally in water.

It is a byproduct of detergents interacting with organic matter.

It leaches into water as old pipes corrode.

It is released into waterways with industrial waste.

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  1. There are very small amount in water naturally(#1). #4 accounts for more depending upon the contents of the waste. For all practical purposes, the answer to the question is #3. None comes from #2.

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