Upcoming EPA Guide Unlikely To Quell Utilities’ Lead Line Concerns

July 27, 2022
EPA is poised to release long-awaited guidance on how water utilities must develop lead service line inventories under the Trump-era revisions to the lead and copper rule (LCRR), but while the guidance is expected to provide needed clarity, it will not eliminate the current uncertainty over likely additional changes to the rule. The White House Office of Management and Budget completed interagency review July 25 on EPA’s Guidance for Developing and Maintaining a Service Line Inventory, the first of several...

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