When water leaves our treatment works, it’s lead free. But it can end up in your tap water if water’s left standing in old lead pipework around your home. Find out how to check for lead pipes and what to do if you find them.
Get a grant
Low-income households could get financial support to replace lead pipework. Ask your local council.
If you run off any water from your taps, don’t waste it, collect and use for watering houseplants or in the garden.