Lead and Copper Resources

LEAD AND COPPER RESOURCES

EEI understands these are uncertain times when it comes to drinking water rules concerning lead and copper. Having the latest information is vital to Water Utility Managers and other Decision-Makers. We are pleased to offer this page as your resource for the latest information.

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   Recent Developments

USEPA LCR Revisions (December 2021)
On December 16 the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) went into effect and the EPA announced its intent to develop a new proposed rule, the Lead and Copper Rule Improvements, to strengthen the regulatory framework. Learn More

EEI Releases Infographic Summarizing the Lead Service Line Replacement Plan requirements under the Illinois Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act. (November 2021) EEI Infographic

Governor Signs Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act (August 2021)
On August 27, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed the Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act. The act becomes effective January 1, 2022. Learn More

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