EPA releases lead service line inventory guidance

August 4, 2022
EPA has released long-awaited guidance to help water utilities identify where lead service lines (LSL) are located, a first step in developing a replacement plan for the pipes, outlining best practices for developing LSL inventories and providing case studies on developing, reviewing and communicating about inventories. “There is no safe level of lead exposure, and it is essential that we accelerate progress on locating lead pipes that deliver drinking water where people live, work, and play,” EPA water chief Radhika...

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