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Additional Resources

Guide to Lead Filters for Water

This EPA guide provides guidance on third-party certifications for lead reduction and important information regarding point-of-use (POU) water filter selection.

Certified Water Testing Labs for Lead and Cooper (184 KB)

More reliable than home testing kits, these labs are certified to reliably test for items like paint, dust, and soil for lead content.

School Water Testing Information

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Utah Department of Health (DOH) are partnering with Utah schools to conduct voluntary sampling for lead in their drinking water.

How to get your Soil Tested for Lead

Soil Analysis Information Sheet (170 KB)

Soil Testing for Lead (289 KB)

Lead-Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting Guide

The Utah Lead Coalition recommends using a contractor certified to work with lead-based paint (see list above). If, however, you are doing the work yourself, you should follow the safe practices described in this brochure to protect everyone from the lead hazards generated.

List of Lead-Based Paint Certified Contractors (669 KB)

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has compiled a list of contractors who have been certified to work with lead-based paint. If you plan to do a renovation on a home or building built before 1978, it is more likely to contain lead-based paint. Safeguard your family and use a contractor certified to work with lead-based paint.

Occupational Blood Lead Guideline (183 KB)

This handbook summarizes requirements of EPA’s 2008 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule (as amended in 2010 and 2011), aimed at protecting against lead-based paint hazards associated with renovation, repair and painting activities.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Blood Lead

(Utah Environmental Public Health Tracking Program/Environmental Epidemiology Program)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Consumer Product Safety Commission-Lead Recalls

Environmental Protection Agency (Lead)

Lead Testing Labs (184 KB)

More reliable than home testing kits, these labs are certified to reliably test for items like paint, dust, and soil for lead content.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Spanish

Small Entity Compliance Guide

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development/Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

Utah DEQ Lead-Based Paint Program

The Utah Lead-Based Paint Program establishes and enforces work practice procedures for lead-based paint abatements and renovation, repair, and painting activities performed by paid contractors in the State of Utah. The program oversees the certification of individuals and firms performing abatements or renovation, repair, and painting activities and oversees the accreditation of lead-based paint training providers that train the individuals performing lead-based paint work.

Utah Division of Drinking Water

About Lead and Copper

Drinking Water & Lead FAQ

Utah Water Lead Content Summary (81 KB)

VALUE of Lead Prevention

Use this tool to calculate the cost of lead exposure and the economic benefits of key interventions to reduce lead exposure in your state.


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Last updated: December 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm