Reducing lead from distribution systems

Lead Policy-Québec

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Action level exceedances must be reported to consumers

Québec 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

Québec 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

Québec schools and child care facilities are required to test drinking water for lead.

Action level at or below 12 ppb

Action level at or below 5 ppb in schools and child care facilities

Québec’s maximum allowable concentration for lead in drinking water of 5 ppb applies to schools and child care facilities.

Service line material inventory required

Québec does not require a drinking water distribution system material inventory.

Partial LSLR prohibited

Québec does not prohibit partial lead service line reporting or replacement.