HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Highland Park residents are coping with a newly discovered health hazard after elevated lead levels were detected.

A recent round of tests at 36 homes showed elevated levels in nine of them.

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On Thursday, the city began offering free filters and bottled water.

Highland Park residents are able to pick up the filters from the fire department Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Highland Park residents who want their tap water tested can call 313-865-1876.

If your water is from a well, visit here to learn about the requirements for testing.

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