LEAD SERVICE LINE
The EPA has recently issued a Lead and Copper Rule Revision requiring all municipalities to complete a water service inventory with the goal being the identification of all lead service lines. We are asking for your assistance in identifying the service line material entering your home. Please take a photo of your service line at the water meter location and submit it along with this form.
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PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR SERVICE LINE
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LEAD AND COPPER RULE
IDENTIFYING YOUR SERVICE LINE TYPE
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
House key or coin
Strong refrigerator magnet
STEPS TO CHECK YOUR SERVICE LINE:
Find the water meter in your basement or outside your home. Look at the service line that enters the water meter.
Use the house key or coin to carefully scratch the pipe service.
- Compare the scratched area to the following descriptions and images:
A magnet will NOT stick to copper pipe.
The scratched area is copper in color (like a penny) or greenish in color.
You DO NOT have a LEAD service line.
GALVANIZED STEEL PIPE
A magnet WILL stick to galvanized steel.
The pipe is dull grey or silver in color. No noticeable scratch.
You DO have a GALVANIZED STEEL service line that should be replaced.
A magnet will NOT stick to lead pipe.
The scratched area is shiny silver or grey.
You DO have a LEAD service line that should be replaced.
A magnet will NOT stick to plastic pipe.
Red, blue, black or white in color.
- You DO NOT have a LEAD service line.