Market Research Report
Lead Service Lines and Water Infrastructure: Sizing the Market and Drivers for Rehabilitation
|Published by||Bluefield Research||Product code||919260|
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|Lead Service Lines and Water Infrastructure: Sizing the Market and Drivers for Rehabilitation|
|Published: December 17, 2019||Content info:||
Water utilities are responsible for the quality of drinking water at the tap, but the ownership of service lines, which can include lead, is shared, or at least represents the interface, between the municipalities and homeowners. Ownership and responsibility have proven to be a significant obstacle for municipalities attempting to eliminate lead pipes and contamination from water distribution systems.
The count of lead service lines (LSL) across the U.S. is not well known. According to a study that used data from two American Water Works Association (AWWA) surveys, an estimated 6.1 million LSLs remain in the U.S.