Reducing lead from distribution systems
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Program component has been implemented in this jurisdiction
Program component has not yet been implemented in this jurisdiction
Program component has been partially implemented in this jurisdiction
Action level exceedances must be reported to consumers
Under the federal Lead and Copper Rule, the results of lead testing must be reported to the people who receive water from the sampling location within 30 days of receiving the results, and public notification and education is required if lead concentrations exceed the action level in more than 10 percent of taps sampled.
Testing results must be reported to local public health agencies
Illinois does not require lead in drinking water tests to be reported to public health agencies.
Schools and child care facilities required to test for lead*
Action level at or below 12 ppb*^
Illinois does not have a more protective action level for lead in drinking water than the federal action level of 15 ppb.
Action level at or below 5 ppb in schools and child care facilities*^
Service line material inventory required
Partial LSLR prohibited*