Lead Scare Dissipates in Ohio City

The city of Berea warned residents of high lead levels, but now qualms fears

Ohio city's water meets lead levels

The City of Berea, Ohio, released a statement from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announcing that further testing has found that its water treatment plant is in compliance with state and federal lead levels.

On June 29, the city said that testing at its water treatment plant found lead in the drinking water distribution system. According to a press release from the city, the plant detected lead in levels exceeding the federal and state action level from June 2 to 15, 2017, sampling.

When the results of the earlier testing were announced, the city offered residents a free water test through three laboratories. They city will continue to offer one free test that must be done before July 30th.

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