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Lead sampling program - water testing for lead - lead service lines

Lead in drinking water affects homes built before the mid-1950s when residential water service pipes were commonly made of lead. Lead pipes were not used in apartment buildings or other multi-residential buildings with more than six units.

If you live in an older home and are still interested in getting your water tested for lead, please contact 311 to pre-register for your lead testing kit. Kits can then be picked up and dropped off at any of the below Toronto Public Health (TPH) locations between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The Toronto Water Laboratory will advise residents of their lead water test results over the phone and/or by mail.

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