Lead in Drinking Water
The lead concentration in the drinking water leaving our treatment plants is below the level of detection. However, lead can enter the water from household plumbing and fixtures when water resides in plumbing for more than 6 hours.
FAQs about lead in drinking water
Reducing Exposure to Lead in Water (Brochure)
Pipe Identification Procedures Follow three simple steps to identify a lead water service pipe using a Flathead screwdriver, refrigerator magnet and a penny.
Mapping and Communications
View the 3/6/2017 News Release & Maps City Lead Water Service Line Map Now Available which includes the OEPA approved map which meets the requirements of 2016 HB 512, as well as a more user-friendly interactive map that allows the user to search by address or zoom in to street level view.
View the Presentation made at City Hall 2/9/16.
View the "Consumer Confidence Report" which shows the types and amounts of key elements in your drinking water, their likely sources and the maximum contaminant level (MCL) that is considered safe. The water delivered to your home meets ALL of the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).