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Community Forum on Lead in Drinking Water
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority


On June 29, 2017, MWRA and the MWRA Advisory Board held a Forum on Lead.  Speakers from MWRA, MWRA communities, MA DEP and MA DPH discussed what has happened with lead in the last year, with a focus on lead service line replacement efforts, the school testing program and changes in LCR sampling requirements, and an update on the events in Flint, Michigan.

2017 Forum Presentations

All documents below are in Adobe PDF format.

All presentations

Stephen Estes-Smargiassi, MWRA

Update on Flint
David Coppes, MWRA

Lead Service Line Replacement Programs in Quincy, MA
Daniel G. Raymondi and Paul Della Barba, City of Quincy

Update on Lead Service Line Replacement Loan Program
Carl Leone, MWRA

City of Newton Lead Service Replacement Program (LSRP) Update
L. Taverna, T. Jerdee, K. Gracey, City of Newton

Lead Service Line Inventories and Programs
Stephen Estes-Smargiassi, MWRA

Lead Testing in Schools
Joshua Das, MWRA

The Massachusetts Assistance Program for Lead in School Drinking Water
Dougas Fine, MassDEP

Update on Lead and Copper Rule
Melissa Privetera, MassDEP

Public Health and Lead
Michael Celona, R.S., Chief of Water Toxics, Mass DPH

Closing Remarks


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Updated July 14, 2017