Lead Resources

Lead and Copper Rule, Corrosion Control

AWWA has resources available here to help members address customer concerns and to provide guidance in assessing water quality in order to maintain public health and safety. Here are some AWWA and other resources to help you address questions or concerns that may arise in your community. The Section encourages members to direct consumers to follow directions closely when deciding to use a household filter since effectiveness of filters can vary based on use.

Technical Information Rules


Other Resources Available Include:

Michigan's LCR
EGLE: Lead and Copper

Visit EGLE's website for the latest tools to help you with complying with the LCR.

The statewide Drinking Water Advisory Council (SDWAC) released their toolkit to help water supplies educate customers about lead in drinking water. The tools are available for download here.

Keep your eye on this page as well as the website calendar for more details about other action MI-AWWA will be taking to help members prepare for this extremely challenging rule.


The EPA was accepting public comment on the federal Lead and Copper Rule. The comment period closed on March 8. The Section, with assistance from the Association, work by the Section's Government Affairs Council, and input from members about Michigan's LCR changes, submitted comments to the EPA.

EPA LCR Comments