Editor’s note: This article is the fifth of multiple stories about topics presented at the 14th annual Water Quality Forum, which was hosted by the county on Nov. 21. More articles will be printed and put online in the coming weeks.

Throughout Michigan, municipalities are currently dealing with changes to a ruling in handling lead and copper, including in water service lines.

Lead, copper rule presented during forum

Sam Bender of the Holland Board of Public Works spoke during the 14th annual Water Quality Forum about changes to the current lead and copper rule, which includes taking five samples of water and testing the first and fifth for lead and copper.

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