Lead service line replacement standard coming soon

August 2017

Engineers are putting the final touches on AWWA’s newest standard, the first ever to cover the complexities of lead service line replacement.

“It gives utilities good guidance, information for the work, communicating with their customers, flushing, and then follow up testing and verification,” said Paul Olson, AWWA’s senior manager of standards.

This will be AWWA’s 179th standard. For more than 100 years, the Association has developed voluntary standards of minimum requirements, materials, equipment, and practices used in water treatment supply. They are used by thousands of manufacturers, distributors, and facilities worldwide to ensure the highest quality products and service.

Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2huJ1YF