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Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act

Mar 8th, 2013



  • The amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was signed by President Obama on January 4, 2011 and will be implemented January 4, 2014.


  • Potable water systems that are anticipated to be used for human consumption must have a weighted average lead content that doesn't exceed 0.25%.     


  • After June 1, 2013 Masters' Supply will no longer accept returns on faucets (used in potable water systems),  brass/bronze fittings, valves, and pipe that has a leaded content above 0.25%.  Use the symbols at the bottom of the page to help identify low lead or lead free fittings.







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