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Home Inspector Lead in Water Test Kit

Tap Water Watch is the largest provider of lead in water testing solutions for industrial, commercial and residential customers nationwide. Due to the large quantity of tests we process, we can provide full-service testing and home testing kits at a discounted rate....

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3 Easy Steps to Lead-Free Drinking Water

3 Easy Steps to Lead-Free Drinking Water If you really want pure, lead-free drinking water. Water that won’t kill your kid’s IQ and put you at risk for heart failure – it is vital that you take action. By taking 3 simple steps, you will be able to ensure that there is...

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Lead in School Drinking Water

It is very easy to naively believe that “our school’s water is fine”. However, the overwhelming results of Lead in School Drinking Water testing paint a far different picture. In fact, a recent study conducted by Environment Texas Research and Policy Center that 71%...

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How California Got Lead in School Drinking Water Wrong

California recently passed Bill AB 746 that mandates all K-12 schools test for lead in drinking Water. It was a great idea. However, this Bill doesn’t fully address the problem and actually serves to cover it up. The Problem: The Bill mandates that local public water...

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Lead in School Drinking Water Registry

In association with school districts across the country, Tap Water Watch is developing a registry and database that will publish lead in school drinking water information. This database will provide the public with vital information regarding their schools drinking...

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Fear of the Unknown

The most common reasons for school administrators to avoid lead in water testing is the fear of the unknown. The 2 most commonly sited reasons are: Fear that Lead is discovered Fear of high costs of remediation These fears are legitimate and understandable. Many...

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Tap Water Watch Partners with AASA

Tap Water Watch is happy to announce it's partnership with AASA - The School Superintedents Association. By working together, we will be able to align synergies and better service school districts throughout the country. “Millions of American homes and schools...

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Lead in School Drinking Water: Wants vs Needs

Schools throughout the country are beginning to test their drinking water for lead. Before testing, most of these schools assume their drinking water is perfectly fine but their test results are show a far different picture. As a school, it is VITAL to be 100%...

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Cost-Benefit Analysis

When contemplating testing your schools water sources for lead in water, many schools will perform a quick Cost-Benefit Analysis. Since this blog is designed to help spread information on all things lead in water testing, I figured it would be interesting to lay out a...

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Identifying your Water Sources

When a school decides to test their drinking water for lead, the first step is to identify the number of water sources that you would like to have tested. This blog post will give you a better idea of who should identify these sources, how to identify them and which...

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How to Know if your Home is at Risk for Lead in Water

After the Flint Water Crisis, homeowners throughout the country have become more and more aware of the threat of lead in their homes drinking water. Even if you do not live in Flint and your water company has recently passed compliance with the Lead and Copper tests...

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