• Georgia Will Begin Checking Water Utilities' Lead Testing Sites

    7 monthes ago - By Web MD

    For the first time, Georgia Division of Environmental Protection will check the addresses where water systems take their samples to be sure those sites are at the highest risk for lead contamination.
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  • Water Tests at Flint Elementary Schools Show Increase in Lead Levels

    Water Tests at Flint Elementary Schools Show Increase in Lead Levels

    7 monthes ago - By Time

    Recent water tests at elementary schools in Flint have found an increase in samples showing lead levels above the federal action limit.
    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality determined that 28 samples tested in February were above 15 parts per billion of lead, the Flint Journal reported. That compares to 20 such samples in January.
    The increase may be due to changes in testing conditions, such as the decision to collect samples before flushing lines, said George Krisztian, a department spokesman. Samples collected before flushing tend to have higher lead levels because the water...
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