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Resources available to schools that test positive for lead contamination in water

West Sacramento, Calif. – Recently the California State Water Board mandated that local water districts provide free water testing for lead contamination at the point of use in California schools—when the school requests it. Lead in drinking water is serious, but schools have options to mitigate contamination, including access to technical assistance and funding.

California flooding may damage or contaminate private household wells

Due to the recent flooding events in California there is the likelihood that some private household water wells may be damaged or contaminated. Pumps and electrical components can be damaged from floodwaters, silt and debris and pose electrical safety hazards. Contamination of your drinking water during flooding events is a significant health threat.