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 consumer
Ontario does not require public notification in the event of an action level exceedance of lead in drinking water.
Testing results must be reported to local public health agencies
Schools and Childcare facilities required to test for lead
Action level at or below 12 ppb
Action level at or below 5ppb in schools and daycare centers
Ontario does not have a more protective action level than its provincial action level of 10 ppb for lead in schools.
Service line material inventory required
Ontario does not require a drinking water distribution pipe material inventory, although all owners and operators of drinking water systems must test for lead.
Partial LSLR Prohibited
Ontario does not prohibit partial lead service line reporting or replacement.