Lead in Water Testing – Guidance for Schools and Child Care Facilities

Lead in water testing

The NJDEP has recommended that schools implement their own program to reduce lead levels in the drinking water.

To assist districts that decide to test for lead in the water in their school buildings, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a guidance document Lead in Drinking Water: Guidance for Schools and Child Care Facilities Served by Public Water. It includes a comprehensive set of guidelines for training, testing and telling:  3Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools:  Revised Technical Guidance.

To access the document click the following link: http://www.nj.gov/dep/watersupply/pdf/lead-copper-guiidance.pdf

Click the following link for NJ Division of Water Supply and Geoscience to learn more about lead in drinking water: http://www.nj.gov/dep/watersupply/dwc-lead.html

Contact Tim Popp,VP of Consulting, with any questions or concerns regarding lead in water testing.
856-840-8800 x 24 or timp@ttienv.com

 

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