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ePIPE Provides USEPA with a Rehabilitation Solution to Fixing Lead Service Lines (LSL’s)

Last year, ePIPE participated with Providence Water in Rhode Island on a program of  in-place rehabilitation of lead water service lines using the patented ePIPE technology.

Coating Technologies”. The report recommends coating of lead service lines (LSL’s) to be considered an option to replacement. This study was jointly funded by the Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Click here to view a summary of the report.

The Rhode Island ePIPE lining program also formed part of the USEPA-Water Research Foundation report #4351, “Evaluation of Lead Service Line Lining and

Recently ePIPE urged the reviewers of the USEPA, Lead and Copper Rule to consider the inclusion of proven rehabilitation technologies as an effective program to tackle the lead leaching problems associated with LSL’s.  Click here to view the letter from ePIPE to the USEPA and the USEPA’s response.

Concerned about lead in your drinking water? We urge you to contact your State Senator, local Congressman and the USEPA to share with them your concerns.


About ePIPE®

The patented ePIPE process involves restoring pipes in-place, with an application of an epoxy barrier coating resulting in a restored epoxy lined piping system. The process provides for a solution for pinhole leaks, corrosion control and prevention of lead leaching from pipes for both commercial and residential piping systems. ePIPE LeadSmart service providers are located in the US, Canada, UK, Mexico, Europe and Hong Kong. ePIPE products are sold under the brand names PurPipe®, NuPipe® and ePIPE®.  For more information contact us at

Virginia SteversonePIPE Provides USEPA with a Rehabilitation Solution to Fixing Lead Service Lines (LSL’s)