San Ysidro School District Find Lead in Drinking Water

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Article courtesy of Staff of CBS News 8 Team | February 8th, 2017 | | Shared as educational material.

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In San Ysidro School District, just south of San Diego, California, one school’s water samples showed that faucets contaminated water with “slightly heightened levels of lead, copper, and bacteria.” The school district informed parents that the aging faucets are to blame. Two other schools will also undergo testing. The pipes at the contaminated school will be replaced by the end of February. Bottled water is delivered before school starts each day. Read more about the crisis the school district is facing here:

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