Lead & Copper in Drinking Water

Welcome to the VDH - Office of Drinking Water's lead & copper hub.  Please use the tabs below to navigate to the lead & copper information relevant to you.  

 Resources for Waterworks

Funding Information

Funding is available for both LSL Inventory and LSL Replacement projects under ODW's Lead Elimination Assistance Program (LEAP). To learn more, please visit the LEAP webpage by clicking the button below.

Technical Resources

The Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) requires that your initial LSL Inventory must be submitted by October 16, 2024. ODW has developed and curated several documents to assist waterworks in navigating the LCRR requirements. Please visit the link below to view the latest guidance.

Links to Training

LCRR Technical Assistance

The Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water is offering free technical assistance related to the requirements due by October 16, 2024. The technical assistance provider is TruePani, Inc. All waterworks in Virginia are welcome to inquire about assistance but priority will be given to waterworks serving 100 customers and less. Technical assistance topics include:

  • Guidance for Inventory
  • Strategies to Identify Unknown
  • Replacement Plan Guidance
  • Additional LCRR Training
  • Identify Schools and Child Care Facilities
  • Communications and Outreach
  • Guidance for VDH ODW Submission

Technical Assistance Hotline: 804-409-6964

Inquiry Form: bit.ly/VALCRRAssistance

Email: valcrr@truepani.com


WEBINAR:  Service Line Inventory Training hosted by VDH-ODW
(October 13, 2022)

Recording | Slides

WEBINAR:  Getting the Lead Out
(Coming Soon)

Recording | Slides

TUTORIAL:  How to Sample
(Coming Soon)

Recording | Slides

Resources for Schools and Daycares

Funding Information

Financial and Construction Assistance Programs FCAP logo


For other information contact us here: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/drinking-water/contact-us/

View drinking water data via our Drinking Water Viewer database here: https://vadwv.gecsws.com/