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Water testing results

UPDATED Oct. 26, 2017—In September 2016 Governor Cuomo signed a new law that requires public schools in New York to test all water outlets currently or potentially used for drinking or cooking purposes for lead levels.

The district received the results from a resampling of 12 water sources that previously exceeded the action level (15 parts per billion). The results are taken from tests after remediation efforts were made. Those efforts consisted primarily of replacing faucets, faucet lines, shut-off valves, or the installation of filters. Six of the remediated results came back with readings above the action level:

Three technology shop classroom sinks
One faculty room sink
One small cafeteria sink
One locker room fountain

These outlets continue to remain offline or be labeled for handwashing only.

VIEW THE OCT. 2017 RESAMPLING RESULTS (PDF)

 

 

 

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