Links Specific to Your State
Washington State Department of Health - Lead in Drinking Water - Information on reducing lead exposure in drinking water, how lead gets into drinking water, State-Certified Labs, contact information, and more
Olympia - Lead Information - Information about reducing exposure to lead in drinking water including flushing, cleaning faucet aerators and using cold water for cooking and drinking, certified labs, and contact information
Seattle Public Utilities - Lead - Comprehensive site with information on how lead gets into drinking water, health effects, what you can do, a mapping tool to research your water service line, contact information, educational publications 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)