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Michigan Strengthens Lead and Copper Rule in Drinking Water

Michigan Strengthens Lead and Copper Rule in Drinking Water

The State of Michigan has strengthened its lead and copper rules for drinking water.  The changes were filed on June 14, 2018, and are now part of the official state statute. These changes wrap-up a year-long administrative process between the MDEQ and the governor’s office. With these changes, Michigan now has the strictest lead in drinking water rules in the country. The highlights of the changes to the lead in drinking water rules, include: