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The 1991 Lead and Copper Rule is part of NC's Safe Drinking Water Act. Two case studies, from Southern Pines and Brevard, are presented to illustrate compliance with the regulations contained in the legislation.
On December 15, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Raleigh announced that Raleigh is the site for a pilot project aimed at designing a national lead-in-drinking-water education program. The program will explore ways to motivate water consumers to reduce the level of lead in their tap water and will serve as the basis for designing a program to help water suppliers comply with regulatory standards.
Responding to the trend of health consciousness was Winston-Salem’s Primo Water Company. Part of its profile was company-related challenges, such as a decrease of retailers to promote its products. Encouraging a continuation of services were statistics, such as number of individual water bottles saved when Primo jugs were used an average of 40 times. Also inciting service continuation was a reminder about the 2016 Flint, Michigan water crisis and harmful chemicals that may be still present in everyday tap water.