Facilities Planning

Lead Testing in School Drinking Water

 

2020 LEAD TESTING IN SCHOOL DRINKING WATER

 

2016 LEAD TESTING IN SCHOOL DRINKING WATER

On September 6, 2016, the Governor signed legislation requiring all school districts in New York State to test potable water systems for lead contamination and to take responsive actions. To implement this new law, the Department of Health issued emergency regulations, titled Lead Testing in School Drinking Water.  On May 9, 2018, the Lead Testing in School Drinking Water final regulation was published in the State Register, replacing the emergency regulation.   Below you will find information to assist school districts and BOCES in implementing the regulations:

 

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Last Updated: January 7, 2020