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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.

Merced County schools celebrate improved access to safe drinking water

RCAC, Dignity Health, The California Endowment and Le Grand and Planada school districts gathered at Le Grand High School’s gymnasium on Thursday, March 9 to celebrate the installation of 24 water bottle filling stations at sites on the elementary, middle and high school campuses.

WINN Act now in effect

The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WINN) Act became law in January. … The law authorizes vital water resource development projects, addresses drinking water safety and natural resource issues such as water storage in California and the West.