The York Water Co. might finish replacing all of the company-owned lead service lines in less than half the time anticipated, according to CEO/President Jeff Hines.
After an EPA-mandated sampling in September 2016 revealed an “actionable amount” of lead in test samples, the company was required to educate its consumers about the findings and replace all company-owned lead service lines over a period of four years.
Hines said 1,100 pipes were replaced in 2017, the first year of the plan, and 500 pipes are slated to be replaced in 2018.
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