Service Line Myths

Getting the Lead Out: Public and Private Resources for Cities to Address Lead in Water Infrastructure

Getting the Lead Out: Public and Private Resources for Cities to Address Lead in Water Infrastructure

According to the NRDC's new national survey of lead water service lines, between 9.7 million and 12.8 million lead pipes are connected to residences. The federal government is focused on this issue as Congress has passed President Biden's infrastructure proposal,...

The Fallout From Service Line Failures

The Fallout From Service Line Failures

Water damage to a home, whether from a sewer backup or an interior plumbing problem, is not something to take lightly – and, in some cases, homeowners insurance won’t cover not only the plumbing, but the water damage to the home, unless the homeowner has purchased...

Don’t Let Your Residents Be Left Out In The Cold

Don’t Let Your Residents Be Left Out In The Cold

The recent bomb cyclone has played havoc across the country, from frigid flooding in the Northeast to abnormally low temperatures and snowfall in the south. And as the temperatures sank, water line breaks cropped up. Municipalities everywhere have been scrambling to...

National League Of Cities Service Line Program: Helping Municipal Infrastructure

National League Of Cities Service Line Program: Helping Municipal Infrastructure

The National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program helps residents of partner municipalities repair or replace thousands of water and sewer laterals every year. The Program has helped more than 140,000 residents in cities and towns around the U.S. save...