Links Specific to Your State
Alexandria, VA - Basic Information About Lead in Drinking Water - Information on steps you can take to minimize your exposure to lead in drinking water, health effects of lead in drinking water, lead service line replacement, testing your water for lead, certified laboratories, and more
Fairfax Water - Facts About Lead Levels and Fairfax Water's System - Basic facts about lead in drinking water, contact information for home water testing through Fairfax water, water quality information and more
Find more information about your local drinking water by accessing your water provider’s Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), also known as an annual drinking water quality report. Your CCR tells you where your water comes from and what's in it. Please note that CCRs for all water systems may not be available. Here are some tips for refining your search: Only populate the state field, click 'Search', then browse the results for your CWS, or narrow your search by adding the name of your county.
Resources prepared by the Horsley Witten Group and commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Guide to Choosing a Certified Lead Filtration Device (NSF International)