Replacing lead service lines will not only provide Americans with clean water but will also support thousands of jobs.
Copper is the preferred material for lead replacement projects. While the installation methods differ from cheaper materials, copper’s long service life ensures customer satisfaction when installed properly. Make sure you're prepared for the opportunity.
Best Practices for Underground Copper Piping Installation
When replacing lead service lines, it is crucial to do a complete service line replacement for both the city and the homeowner lines. Here is a step-by-step guide for properly installing copper service lines.
Copper: The Right Choice for Water Service Lines
Lead was once the preferred material for water service line installations. Copper and other materials have since taken its place in new construction, as well as in routine replacement. Discover why copper is now the most widely used plumbing material in the developed world. Read more.
The False Initial Cost Economy
An analysis of the cost comparisons for replacing lead service lines is examined based on the life cycle cost and the total cost of ownership.Read more.
Health Effects and Safe Drinking Water: The Real Story
Despite the fact that copper is regulated by the USEPA Lead and Copper Rule, its consumption is necessary for human health. The ingestion of lead, on the other hand, poses real, chronic health risks. Read more.
Because we know the health and safety of your community is utmost importance to you, CDA would be happy to partner with you to provide additional educational materials or technical services to ensure your residents once again have faith in their water system.