Lead Information

Lead Information

Releases

October 21, 2019 Oak Park/EGLE Joint Public Advisory

*This public advisory was made after receiving our action plan from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).

View PDF here.

October 14, 2019 Oak Park Public Announcement

*This public announcement was made prior to receiving our action plan from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).

View PDF here.



Water Filters

If your household has a child or pregnant woman and are not able to afford the cost of a lead filter, the Oakland County Health Department will continue to provide a free lead filter, at no cost, to those who qualify. See below for pick up locations:

North Oakland Health Center (Map)
1200 N Telegraph
Bldg 34 East
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-1280
Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

South Oakland Health Center (Map)
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: 248-424-7000
Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Free Filter Qualifications



Useful Information

If you are interested in learning more about our drinking water, Oak Park’s annual water quality report is mailed to all Oak Park residents annually in our quarterly magazine, and can also be found online on the City’s website at www.bit.ly/OakParkWaterQuality.

If you are interested in testing your water yourself, please select a state-certified laboratory. A list of state-certified labs can be found at this link.

Anyone with health-related questions can contact the Oakland County Nurse-On-Call. The Nurse-On-Call hotline offers information about health and related resources. Calls are answered by Oakland County Health Division Public Health Nurses Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 5:00pm. You can contact the nurse-on-call by calling (800) 848-5533 or via email at noc@oakgov.com.

Additional information regarding the new regulations and lead safety can be found on the EGLE website at: www.michigan.gov/deqleadpublicadvisory or www.michigan.gov/MILeadSafe.



Helpful Links

Lead in Water - Know the Facts

Lead Poisoning - Know the Facts

Adult Exposure to Lead

Older Adults Exposure to Lead

Pregnant and Nursing Mothers Exposure to Lead

Child Exposure to Lead

Create a Lead Safe Home

Cleaning Your Aerator

Well Fed Means Less Lead