Lead in Drinking Water Test Kit
New York City water is virtually lead-free when it is delivered from the City's upstate reservoir system, but water can absorb lead from solder, fixtures, and pipes found in the plumbing of some buildings or homes. It is possible that lead levels in your home may be higher than other homes in the community as a result of materials used in your home’s plumbing. If you are concerned about elevated lead levels in your home’s water, you may wish to have your water tested.
About the Kit
The Lead in Drinking Water Test Kit consists of two bottles, a mailing box, and instructions. Follow the instructions included in your kit on collecting water samples in your home, and return the kit in the supplied box. A business reply label is included and shipping is prepaid.
To request a free kit to test for lead in your drinking water, call 311.