Your input on this survey will take about 10 minutes and will help Western Berks Water Authority identify and ultimately remove lead service lines from the existing infrastructure.
You will be asked to:
  • Enter Your Contact Information
  • Identify Your Service Lines
  • Upload a Picture

If you need further assistance, please indicate that in the following steps and a Western Berks Water Authority representative will contact you.

Step 1 : Your Contact Information

Please enter the information for the home being surveyed.
Please enter your first & last names.(Required)
Please enter the address for the home being surveyed.(Required)
Please enter a valid phone number.
Please enter an email address where you can be contacted.

Step 2 : Material Type

Please select the material of your pipe. Wash hands after inspecting the pipe.

To determine the material of your water service line you will need to:
1. Locate the service line pipe as it enters your home from an exterior wall or floor (can be in a crawl space or basement).
2. Lightly scratch the pipe with a coin (like a lottery ticket) and check with a magnet.
Please select your material type:(Required)
Galvanized Copper Plastic Lead

A dull, silver-gray color. Use a magnet - strong magnets will typically cling to galvanized pipes.

The color of a copper penny.

Usually white, rigid pipe that is jointed to water supply piping with a clamp. Note: It can be other colors, including blue and black.

A dull, silver-gray color that is easily scratched with a coin. Use a magnet - strong magnets will not cling to lead pipes.

Please upload a picture of service line where it enters your home.
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
Please note, service lines coming through the wall/floor are typically a few feet away from the water meter located inside.


If possible, please upload a zoomed in photo of any scratch test performed.
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.


Do you know the size of your service line?(Required)

Step 3 : Additional Information

Please enter the estimated year your home was built.
Does your home have a water softener or whole house filter?
Our team will reach out via the contact information provided to help however we can.