GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Water Utility is continuing its lead education efforts after finding lead levels in some homes above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) action limit in 2019.
Officials say the City of Green Bay has fewer than 200 remaining lead service lines, causing less than 1% of utility customers are affected.
Lead water lines were last installed in Green Bay in 1944, according to officials. In 1984, lead solder was banned in Wisconsin.
Homes built after these dates are less likely to have issues with lead, according to Green Bay Water Utility.
Historically, Green Bay Water Utility says the city’s lead levels have been below the EPA action limit of 15 parts per billion, or 0.015 milligrams of