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When deciding which long-term mitigation strategies to implement at problematic fixtures, remember to consider how lead gets into drinking water. This includes investigating whether your facility is connected to a lead service line and reviewing your lead in water test results.
Don’t forget to list your planned long-term mitigation strategies on your mitigation plan and to retest your water after implementing these actions. For additional guidance on mitigation strategies, explore the USEPA’s 3T’s guidance for child care facilities.
Remember these tips as you select long-term mitigation strategies for your facility: