By October 2024, water systems will submit LSL replacement plans to their state primacy agencies. These plans must be sufficiently detailed to ensure a system is able to comply with the LSL replacement requirements, including:
The plan sets the stage for full LSL replacement programs should the water system exceed either the lead action level or trigger level. It also outlines the practices that water systems will use on an ongoing basis to remove these service lines and lead connectors in the course of on-going system activities.
Opportunities to Accelerate Replacement
A well-developed plan can be the starting point for initiating LSL replacement whether triggered by rule requirements or more quickly through proactive, voluntary initiation.
Questions to ask include: