Lead Free Savannah

The City of Savannah's water meets all EPA and state standards for safe drinking water. Staff continuously tests water to ensure it is clean and safe.  

Clean water can come into contact with lead as it flows through pipes and plumbing in your home. Visit our water quality website for more information on how lead can get into water  Lead Information or watch this video created by the American Water Works Association Lead In Drinking Water

Lead Free Savannah is an initiative to meet the new EPA Lead and Copper Rules. This page will contain information regarding our progress. For any questions contact Laura Walker

Reduce Your Risk Of Lead Exposure

  • Flush your pipes before using any tap water for drinking or cooking by running cold water until the temperature changes then allow it to run a few seconds.
  • Use only cold water for drinking and cooking.
  • Remove and clean faucet aerators every 3 months.
  • If you use a filter remember to follow the maintenance guidelines and change out filters accordingly.