Tag: Lead and Copper

  • About Lead and Copper

    Lead and copper are naturally occurring metals that have often been used in indoor plumbing. Pipes and plumbing may contain lead, copper, or their alloys, such as brass; some solder used at copper pipe joints may also contain lead. Water, particularly corrosive water, can dissolve small amounts of these metals into drinking water. The potential…

  • Forms: Lead and Copper Rule

    Find forms and templates pertaining to the Lead and Copper Rule for drinking water.

  • Consumer and Public Notification: Lead and Copper Rule

    Consumer Notification Requirements Consumer Notification Form Each time a lead and copper sample is taken the consumer must be notified of the results. This is accomplished by downloading the Consumer Notification Form, filling out the results portion, and delivering the results to the consumer. In the case of non-single family residence structure, such as a…

  • Results: Lead and Copper Rule

    Calculating Compliance Sample results are evaluated against an action level. The lead action level is exceeded if the concentration in more than 10% of samples is greater than 0.015 mg/L (i.e. the 90th percentile lead level is greater than 0.015 mg/L). The copper action level is exceeded if the concentration in more than 10% of…

  • Routine Sampling: Lead and Copper Rule

    Lead and Copper samples must be collected and submitted to the Division according to your system’s monitoring schedule and Sample Site Plan. Failure to submit samples will result in a violation and 50 IPS points added to the systems IPS total. How to Collect a Lead and Copper Sample Monitoring Schedules There are two types…

  • Sample Site Plan: Lead and Copper Rule

    All community and non-transient non-community public water systems are required have and maintain an approved LCR Sample Site Plan. The Division has created an easy to use template that can be used and submitted through a waterlink portal account. How to Create a LCR Sample Site Plan Step 1: Create a portal account Follow the…

  • Lead and Copper Rule

    In 1991 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a regulation known as the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR). The LCR established a requirement for public drinking water systems classified as either community or non-community non-transient to routinely monitor for lead and copper. Action Levels EPA sets action levels that trigger additional actions by public water…

  • Sandy City Drinking Water Update

    DEQ’s Division of Drinking Water (DDW) continues to evaluate drinking-water sample results from Sandy City. Drinking Water Director Marie Owens issued the following update on sampling results on February 24, 2019.

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