Map reveals most lead contaminated water fountains at NYC schools

Posted On Tue, April 4, 2017 By

Posted On Tue, April 4, 2017 By In From Our Partners

Initial results from new testing for lead in New York City school water show potentially toxic contamination at dozens of schools. However, city officials insist that all unsafe water is taken off-line.

As a response to the water crises in Flint, Michigan, and Newark, New Jersey, the city announced in December that it would test and continue testing lead levels in all city schools. Since the city began releasing data on lead levels in city school’s drinking water in early March, parents have been receiving letters about tests results for their specific schools.

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