If your home was built before 1970 you could be eligible for a lead pipe replacement, take a moment to check for lead pipes. It's quick, easy and could be one of the most important things you do.
The lead replacement scheme came into practice to help reduce the amount of lead content in our drinking water as it has now become a possible risk to you and people who live in your home. It is necessary for you to take required action by removing this threat from your water supply. Once you have a new water supply installed then usually for free, your local water authority will replace the lead water main pipe to your boundary.
You will need to find out if your property will be accepted onto the lead pipe replacement scheme and common supply pipe replacement scheme. You can do this by contacting your local water authorities contact team and completing an application.
If you would like to make a online application please contact the lead pipe replacement local water authorities:
Anglian Water – 0345 60 66 087
Severn Trent – 0800 707 6600
South Staffs Water – 0845 345 1399
United Utilities – 0345 072 6067
Yorkshire Water – 0345 1 24 24 24