Lead Service Line Inventory and Replacement Planning

Comply with the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR), prioritise your resources and optimise your budget by using our predictive modelling service.

Water utilities across the United States are facing a unique challenge: Locating and replacing Lead Service Lines (LSLs) during a time of of ageing infrastructure, limited budgets, lack of resources and competing priorities.

There are also regulatory pressures, as the the U.S. EPA set an impending deadline for water utilities to take a first inventory of lead service lines in the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR).

Don't do it alone

Instead of further straining your existing resources to manage this challenge, why not invest in a digital solution that gives you everything you need in one place?

Our software uses predictive modelling to identify which parts of your water distribution system are most likely to have a lead service line, so you can spend your time where it counts most.

The software allows you to:

  • Digitise your lead service line inventory
  • Develop a LSL replacement plan
  • Manage lead replacement field work
  • Generate all necessary reports
  • Communicate your progress

The best part? It can be provided as a standalone software, or can be managed directly within an existing ESRI account.

How it works

  1. Review: We review any existing service line data you have (either manual data or within Esri).
  2. Data analysis and predictions: We combine any existing data you have with field inspection findings to map predictions of where other LSLs are located.
  3. Digs start: You conduct digs based on the data generated. As the digs take place, the system is updated with the success of each one, which helps refine its future predictions.
  4. Reporting: Reports can be generated at any time, and we will provide custom layers and dashboards within ESRI to give you the reporting you need for regulatory compliance.
  5. Ongoing support: Your project manager will help you with any ongoing needs you have while you continue to inventory and replace your LSLs.

What’s in it for you

  • Efficient use of your resources: Our predictive modelling technology allows you to understand where your lead service lines are most likely located, allowing you to prioritise your resources and manpower.
  • Increased working efficiencies: With staff freed up from LSL inventorying and replacement, you can now spend time on increasing efficiencies elsewhere in your operations.
  • Cost savings: With our software, the identification of LSLs is more accurate, allowing you to spend less on unnecessary excavations.
  • Full regulatory compliance: Our service ensures you’re complying with the lead requirements of the U.S. EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR).
  • Public health protection: Priority replacement of lead service lines leads to a reduction in lead exposure, safeguarding public health and well-being in your communities.

Your partner for safer water systems

We’re not new to the water industry, nor the challenges utilities face, as we’ve worked with you for the last 80 years in the product certification industry.

This open conversation allowed us to establish a solution tailored to the challenges you’re facing now.

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Get in touch and we’ll walk you through the solution and how it fits in with your specific utility operation.

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