Technical Resources


Revisions to State and Federal regulations concerning lead and copper are ever evolving.  EEI continues to update this list of technical resources as new developments unfold.

   Recent TECHNICAL RESOURCES. Each summary is linked to the original source.

Material Inventories: USEPA releases guidance related to lead service line inventories. Learn More

Water/Sewer Service Separation: IDPH releases guidance for LSLR and water/sewer service separation. Learn More


AWWA Webinar: Developing Lead Service Line Inventories – Minimizing Regrets Webinar Jeff Freeman (EEI) presented in the AWWA Webinar: Developing Lead Service Line Inventories – Minimizing Regrets Webinar; Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Learn More

Sampling Protocol for Lead Profile Sampling (Updated April 2021)
Illinois EPA (IEPA) has requested several larger communities to conduct additional lead sampling – including Profile Sampling. This document provides guidance on completing sequential sampling within a household. Learn More The Cornwell Engineering Group also provides a video demonstrating the sampling: Watch Now

ISAWWA 2021 Spring Regulatory Update (March 2021)
Jeff Freeman (EEI) and Dr. David Cornwell (Cornwell Engineering Group) present an overview of the proposed Lead and Copper Rule Revisions. Learn More

EEI Lead Service Line Replacement Using Directional Drilling Video (June 2020)
Short video outlining the step-by-step process of LSLR using directional drilling. Watch Now

Current USEPA Lead and Copper Rule
Rule summary, history, and additional USEPA resources on the current and proposed regulation. Learn More

LSLR Collaborative
LSLR Collaborative is a joint effort and online toolkit for lead service line replacement nationwide. Learn More

IEPA Drinking Water Loans
Information on the IEPA State Revolving Fund (SRF) Public Water Supply Loan Program for drinking water projects. Learn More

ISAWWA Lead Resources and Information
Additional resources for Lead-related topics in Illinois. Learn More

Illinois EPA Sample Collector’s Handbook
Includes current guidance for Lead sampling in Chapter 4 Learn More

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