Lead in School Water: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

Lead in School Water: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: We use City Water. Do we still need to test our school? Yes, you should. Lead gets into drinking water after it leaves the city water treatment plant from the lead service lines, solder, plumbing and fixtures. Question 2: Do we need to test every water...
Lead in School Drinking Water: Wants vs Needs

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%...
Cost-Benefit Analysis

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...
Identifying your Water Sources

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...
Has your Daycare’s Drinking Water Been Tested for Lead?

Has your Daycare’s Drinking Water Been Tested for Lead?

More and more states throughout the country are mandating that all childcare facilities/homes be tested for lead in their drinking water. Even if your state does not require you to test your daycare’s drinking water, you should have it tested anyway. Water testing is...