Reducing lead from distribution systems

Lead Policy-Wisconsin

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Action level exceedances must be reported to consumer

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

Wisconsin does not require lead in drinking water tests to be reported to public health agencies.

Schools and Childcare facilities required to test for lead*

Wisconsin schools and childcare facilities are not required to test drinking water for lead.

Action level at or below 12 ppb*^

Wisconsin 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 5ppb in schools and daycare centers*^

Wisconsin does not have a more protective action level for lead in schools than the federal action level of 15 ppb.

Service line material inventory required

Wisconsin requires annual water distribution pipe material inventories which are collected by the state Public Service Commission.

Partial LSLR Prohibited*

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