Grading the nation: Interactive map

State disclosure policies for lead pipes

States were graded according to their ability to help homebuyers make informed decisions about lead pipes before they sign a sales contract.


State lead levels legend


Select a state to view:

  • overall grade for lead pipe disclosures
  • whether or not a seller is required to disclose lead pipes to potential buyers
  • disclosure policy and link to documentation (when available)

What if my home has a LSL?

If you are concerned that you may have a LSL, call your water utility to find out more. You can also check out NPR’s online tool to investigate yourself.