Drinking lead—why California may force all schools to test their water

When a therapy dog refused to drink at a San Diego grade school, it was the first clue that something was wrong with the water. Water tests...

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If you think dangerous lead in schools is a limited problem, think again

While many school districts in the United States have made big pushes to add technology to their campuses, a new federal report makes clear...

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New York Schools Find Lead in Drinking Water

Children & pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the effects of lead exposure...

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Mum warns other parents about lead poisoning risk

A mum has told of her shock after discovering that her three-year-old son has lead poisoning, which she believes he was exposed to in...

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At least 2% of US public water systems are like Flint’s – Americans just don’t hear about them

What’s more, an undetermined number of water systems with lead problems in their water do not report heightened lead levels to the...

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‘When schools look, they find lead’

Marc Edwards, a civil engineering professor at Virginia Tech, calls the Albuquerque Public Schools lead-testing water results “moderately...

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Lead in drinking water: Rutherford home is five times above EPA standard

One of the North Jersey homes that was found recently to have elevated levels of lead in its tap water had fives times the federal standard...

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Lead in water: Study shows many schools have far too much

Many schools across the country have too much lead in their tap water, but most are not even testing for it, according to new research...

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Living with lead poisoning in the San Francisco Bay Area

A 2017 Reuters report showed that a few Bay Area neighborhoods have some of the highest rates of childhood lead poisoning in the country. ...

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