Topic: Lead

  • Water filtration offers solution to lead contamination


    As replacement of lead service lines across the country continues to see delays, the Water Quality Association recommends the utilization of certified water filtration products as a cost-effective solution to reducing lead contamination in homes immediately. 

  • Lead Fact Sheet


    Lead has a tendency to be complexed and precipitated by a large number of substances. When released to land, lead binds to soils and does not migrate to ground water. In water, it binds to sediments, and it does not accumulate in fish. This is why it is seldom found in ground waters or natural […]

  • What’s New with the Lead & Copper Rule?


    Tom Bruns, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, for 120 Water, discusses the federal Lead & Copper Rule, which was revised recently to include Lead Service-Line Replacement, re-evaluation of compliance sampling and new Action & Trigger Levels. This webinar required paid registration and is available for viewing here as a WQA Core and Premier member benefit. If […]

  • Do Your Homework on Treating Lead in Schools and Daycares


    David Cwiertny, PhD, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa, facilitates this webinar, which looks at lead in drinking water, surveying work conducted by the Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) and the Get the Lead Out Iowa program at the University of Iowa. The presentation focuses on risks […]

  • WQA offers lead resources for New Jersey residents with lead water service linse


    WQA offers lead resources for New Jersey residents Both technical and consumer-friendly information is available