Important Information About Drinking Water and Lead


Tecumseh is required to randomly test for lead every three years.  The next round of testing will take place in 2020.  If you would like to be included in that test pool, please contact the Utility Billing Clerk at 517-424-6545 to be added to the list.  

Click here to view the City of Tecumseh GET THE LEAD OUT BROCHURE

For more information on water testing, you can visit the MDEQ’s Drinking Water Analysis Laboratory’s website:

http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3307_4131_4155---,00.html


Orders may be e-mailed:

DEQ-RRD-DW-Bottles@michigan.gov
telephoned: 517-335-8184
faxed: 517-335-8562
or mailed: Water Sample Unit Orders
Dept. of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 30270
Lansing, MI 48909

Where can I find additional information?

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

Information on Lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the

Safe Drinking Water Hotline

at 1-800-426-4791

or at www.epa.gov/drink/lead/index.cfm

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ):

Community Water Supply Program oversees the primary EPA program that sets forth minimum standards for safe drinking water as well as administering the requirements of
Michigan’s Safe Drinking Water Act.
http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3675_3691---,00.html

American Water Works Association (AWWA):

Members have worked to protect consumers against lead in drinking water for many years, creating scores of helpful communications, technical and public policy resources.

http://www.awwa.org/resources-tools/water-knowledge/lead.aspx