Steps for Consumers Post-Replacement
Lead service line (LSL) replacement, particularly a partial replacement, creates the potential for continued elevated levels of lead for a period of days to months. However, the need for post-replacement measures is reduced when the entire service line is replaced and is most directly related to the lead content in the rest of the home’s plumbing.
Actions to ensure the safety of residents post-replacement
Steps to safeguard the health of consumers after LSL replacement are analyzed in the table below.
Additional information about flushing of water in the home: