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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.
North Carolina lawmakers introduced legislation that would prohibit state and local health departments from issuing public advisories regarding drinking water contamination to well users and people on public water systems, as long as the levels of contamination are below state or federal clean water standards. If the law is passed, there could be serious health concerns.