Two locations test high for lead in Middletown schools
Two locations test high for lead in Middletown schools.
The district announced Monday morning that a drinking fountain at Middletown Village Elementary and a sink in the nurse’s office at River Plaza Elementary both exceeded the standard for safe drinking water.
Even low levels of lead poisoning can hinder the development of a growing child’s body and mind.
The effects are irreversible.
Watch the video above to see how lead gets into your tap water.
Both sources of water were shut down and were replaced, according to an online note from the district.
An information session for parents has been set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the district’s administrative offices, 834 Leonardville Road, Leonardo.
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A year ago, Middletown schools announced that showed high concentrations of lead were found at locations in River Plaza Elementary as well as Bayshore and Thorne middle schools.
"During that time, we had to remediate five access points; three last year and two this year."