Lead contamination in water at some DeKalb Co. Schools

By Nathalie Pozo, originally posted on October 12, 2016


– The DeKalb County School District said of the 204 water sources tested in eight schools, 14 sources like water fountains and faucets at five schools came back positive for lead.

Those schools include, Allgood, Stone Mountain and Redan Elementary Schools along with International Community School and The Museum School of Avondale Estates.

DeKalb County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Stephen Green said the district is being proactive about testing, adding that when results are above the approved levels, action is taken immediately.

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