Lead test kit request
We explain how to order a free lead testing kit to have your water tested for lead.
What to know
Request a lead test kit
To request a free lead testing kit, complete the request form or call 311.
Your kit will be on its way within 1 - 3 business days.
Collecting a water sample
- When you get your kit, you'll need to collect a water sample for us to test.
- You'll then send this sample back to us.
- We'll include detailed instructions within your water test kit.
Note: we can still test your sample even if it freezes.
How to collect a water sample video
Collecting from a multi-family building
If you live in a multi-family building, such as an apartment or condominium, you collect a sample from your unit’s plumbing.
We'll mail and/or email you the results as soon as we test your water.
Request accessible format
If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.
Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
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Monday – Friday