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Water Service Line Inventory Survey


We Need Your Help!

In 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began assisting communities and water utilities in identifying and replacing lead pipes that connect drinking water services to homes and other buildings. The EPA introduced new rules called the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions. According to these rules, all water systems, including the one in the City of Roberts, are required and must prepare and maintain an inventory of their service line materials by October 16, 2024.

The EPA’s new guidance will help water systems develop and maintain these inventories. It will also support notifying consumers about lead pipes and provide states with the information needed for oversight and reporting to the EPA. Additionally, this guidance will facilitate the use of $15 billion in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). This money is dedicated to lead service line replacement projects and related activities, such as identifying, planning, designing, and replacing lead pipes, as well as creating the inventories.

The City of Roberts is working with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to inventory the water service line types in Roberts. While the City of Roberts already has an inventory of many lines, we want to ensure our records are current.

Additional information about the inventory can be found by visiting the  Enviormental Protection Agency's website and on our website.  

How Can You Help!

We are asking residents to complete a simple survey to let us know what material their services line is made from. Just complete the survey by CLICKING HERE.