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Study identifies school buildings’ risk factors for lead in drinking water

Dec. 5, 2023
Research on Massachusetts schools’ drinking water lead exposure finds that older buildings constructed in the 1960s and 1970s were the most likely to have elevated water lead ...


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Colorado receives ‘C+’ for efforts to remove lead from schools’ drinking water

March 22, 2023
The state had jumped up from an F grade in the last study, thanks to incremental policy steps toward reducing lead contamination in school drinking water.
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Lead Removal

EPA announces initiative to accelerate lead pipe replacement in underserved communities

Jan. 30, 2023
The initiative is a partnership with the Department of Labor, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Wisconsin and will work with 40 communities across those states in 2023...
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Lead Pipe Legislation Introduced in Rhode Island

Jan. 25, 2023
The Lead Poisoning Prevention Act (2023-S-0002) would create a lead water supply replacement program for both public and private service lines, with a requirement that all affected...
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Drinking Water

Flint Residents Encouraged to Use Faucet Filters Until Lead Service Line Replacement Completed

Jan. 24, 2023
In December 2022, BlueTriton Brands, Inc. ended bottled water donation in the City of Flint after providing weekly donations of 100,000 bottles of water since 2018. Free water...
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Lead Removal

EPIC Releases Report to Guide Replacement of Toxic Lead Pipes Over Next Decade

Dec. 14, 2022
The report draws from EPIC’s Lead Free Water Challenge and work with Blue Conduit, Center for Geospatial Solutions, WaterPIO, and other partners.