California

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Overview: Lead Service Line Replacement

This page estimates the economic costs and benefits of full lead service line (LSL) replacement for the homes of children born in 2019 in California. Full LSL replacement, described in detail here, includes the removal of both the homeowner and utility-owned portions of lead service lines.

The figures below show the estimates for an intervention that replaces all the lead service lines for homes of children born in 2019. The intervention’s size, costs, and impacts can be customized using the sliders on the right and then clicking Recalculate.

Cost Benefit Analysis for Lead Service Line (LSL) Replacement

for the California 2019 Birth Cohort

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Overview: Lead Hazard Control

This page estimates the costs and benefits of lead hazard control (LHC) to eliminate lead-based paint hazards for the homes of children born in 2019 in California. Lead hazard control, described in detail here, includes treating paint, dust, and soil, as well as replacing old windows where necessary.

The figures below show the estimates for an intervention that removes lead-based paint hazards from homes of children born in 2019. The intervention’s size, costs, and impacts can be customized using the sliders on the right and then clicking Recalculate.

Cost Benefit Analysis for Lead Hazard Control (LHC)

for the California 2019 Birth Cohort

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Overview: Enforcement of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Standards

This page estimates the costs and benefits of enforcing EPA’s renovation, repair and painting (RRP) standards requiring lead-safe work practices, described in detail here. The costs and benefits are estimated for children born in 2019 in California.

The figures below show the cost estimates of enforcing RRP standards for all renovations and the benefits for the 2019 birth cohort of reduced lead exposure. The enforcement scope, costs, and impacts can be customized using the sliders on the right and then clicking Recalculate.

Cost Benefit Analysis for Renovation, Repair, and Painting Standards (RRP) Enforcement

for the California 2019 Birth Cohort

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