Lead in Water Resource Program

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New Illinois rules require that certain child care centers and homes test their drinking and cooking water sources for lead by May 1, 2019. To help home-based child care providers in Chicago address lead in drinking water, Elevate Energy is proud to offer the following free resources:

  • Reimbursement for lead in drinking water testing costs (up to $150)
  • Free water pitcher certified to reduce lead in drinking water
  • Free faucet mount filter certified to reduce lead in drinking water

Read the Lead in Water Resource Program Infosheet to see if you qualify for these resources.

Apply here today!

To learn more about the new testing rules, how lead gets into drinking water, lead in water testing, and mitigation strategies, visit the Lead in Water Resource Center developed by Elevate Energy, the Environmental Defense Fund, and Illinois Action for Children.