7 Ways the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions Will Impact Your System

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the finalized Lead and Copper Rule Revision (LCRR) in December 2021 after a concerted effort to collect public comment for over two years. The public comment period led USEPA to decide the implementation of the LCRR, as written, would not be delayed and that it does not go Read More

Regulatory Recap and Looking Ahead

The year 2021 was a busy time for water and wastewater regulations. While many small actions were taken, the two main topics were the Lead and Copper (LCR) Rule and perfluorinated alkylated substances (PFAS). These regulatory topics were complex and multifaceted. Lead and Copper Rule On January 15, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Read More

The New Administration’s Regulatory Framework

The Biden Administration announced a number of changes to the U.S. environmental policy, some of which will affect AE2S clients. AE2S has reviewed these announcements, as well as pertinent published plans and cabinet appointments in detail to provide a summary of what to expect from the new Federal Administration.   Lead and Copper Rule  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) released the prepublication version of the Lead and Copper Read More

Lead in Plumbing Materials & LCR Final Rules Announced

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced its final rule to reduce lead in plumbing materials used in public water systems, homes, schools, and other facilities. The action marks a significant milestone in implementing the Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts. The USEPA says the Lead-Free final rule Read More

USEPA Extends Deadline for LCR Public Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced it will accept public comments on the proposed changes to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) until February 12, 2020 via the Federal Register. The proposed rule aims to significantly improve the actions that water systems must take to reduce lead in the nation’s drinking water. The announcement Read More