Work Item
ASTM WK80287

New Guide for Using Publicly Available Data to Identify Schools and Tribal Housing at High Risk for Elevated Lead in Drinking Water

1. Scope

How to access and use publicly available information such as dates of building construction and water service installation, coupled with demographics and school boundaries to determine the risk of exposure to elevated levels of lead in drinking water for public schools and tribal schools.


drinking water; lead levels; schools; publicly available data; risk management; tribal


Sections 50110 and 50111 of the Infrastructure Improvement and Jobs Act of 2021 provided funds for this type of assessment. The US EPA and the Bureau of Indian Affairs would find this type of guide extremely useful.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E50.05

Committee: E50

Staff Manager: Molly Lynyak

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-20-2021

Technical Contact: Paul Sonnenfeld

Item: 001

Ballot: E50.05 (22-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 002

Ballot: E50 (22-12)

Status: Will Reballot Item