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Water Fountains Are Lead Free In North Rockland Schools

Eastchester schools tested 614 water sources throughout the district for the presence of lead.
Eastchester schools tested 614 water sources throughout the district for the presence of lead. Photo Credit: File

NORTH ROCKLAND, N.Y. -- Drinking fountains came clean of elevated levels of lead at North Rockland schools, according to a report on lohud.com.

School officials did shut off 22 sinks after testing found lead levels above safe water standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Sinks at Haverstraw Elementary School, West Haverstraw Elementary School, James A. Farley Elementary School, North Rockland High School, tony Point Elementary and Willow Grove Elementary School were shut off. Samples from Thiells Elementary School and Fieldstone Middle School fell within EPA standards.

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