Where can I find more information?
Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available by calling the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791 or by visiting www.epa.gov/safewater/lead. You also can review the Village’s Annual Water Report posted at www.vopfwaterreport.com. If you would like to discuss the issue with a local contact, call Village of Park Forest Public Works Department at 708-503-7702.

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1. Where does the Village of Park Forest get its water?
2. Does the Village of Park Forest test for lead?
3. How likely are Park Forest residents to be at risk from lead in their drinking water?
4. How does lead get into drinking water?
5. What does the Village of Park Forest do to prevent elevated lead levels?
6. What are the chances the Village’s old water mains are adding lead to the drinking water supply?
7. Do water main breaks or construction increase lead levels
8. What would be the most likely source of lead in my home’s tap water?
9. If my home has a lead service line, can it be replaced?
10. Should I test my drinking water for lead?
11. What are the health effects of lead in drinking water?
12. What measures can I take to reduce the lead in my home’s drinking water?
13. Where can I find more information?