First Draw Lead Sampling Instructions


  • Shut off faucet and tape off, or label to ensure faucet is not used for 6-10 hours.
  • Do not flush the water line before the start of the 6 hour period.
  • After the tap has sat unused for at least 6 hours, place the quart container under the faucet, turn the faucet on high, and fill the bottle completely with the 1st draw from the cold water faucet.
  • Close the bottle tightly.

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