EPA Releases New Lead and Copper Rule
Changes to EPA Lead and Copper Rule
Hot off the presses, on December 22, 2020, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the first major update to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) in nearly 30 years.
One focus of the new rule is to better protect the nation's children by setting new guidelines for utilities to follow. The new rule will not be in effect for three (3) years, however now is the time to review the new requirements and develop your plan for attaining compliance for your community.
For complete information on the new Lead and Copper Rule visit: https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/final-revisions-lead-and-copper-rule.