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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.
  • Please follow this link to our web page with additional information. (09/16/16)
  • Please follow this link to the State Aid web page for guidance on testing, remediation and claiming State Aid. (10/13/16)

 

SMART SCHOOLS BOND ACT

  • Please see this new web page for:
    • Smart Schools Bond Act Guidance
    • Office of Facilities Planning Smart Bond Act Project Review Process
    • Smart Schools Bond Act Letter of Intent Form

CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTION IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS

  • New York State has adopted a rule that amends the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code by adding provisions requiring the installation of carbon monoxide detection in all new and existing commercial buildings that have appliances, devices or systems that may emit carbon monoxide or an attached garage. School facilities are included in the definition of commercial buildings.  The rule became effective on June 27, 2015.  For more information please see this web page.   (07/23/15)

K-SOLAR

  • For information on K-Solar please see this web page.  (10/09/15)

 

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Last Updated: April 8, 2017