The links to websites and videos below provide additional resources and information about lead in drinking water and lead poisoning prevention. 

Lead in the District 

Lead safe healthy homes 

Lead pipe replacement and safer drinking water 

From the DC Department of Energy & Environment 

Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water 

Protect Your Tap: A Quick Check for Lead 

From the Environmental Protection Agency 


Lead in Drinking Water 

Lead - Prevention Tips 

From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

Lead in Water and Full Lead Service Line Replacement 

From the Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative 


Flushing Guide (video)