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Lead in the Drinking Fountain? California Schools Must Now Test for It

KQED News Fix/CALmatters

Lead, a neurotoxin, causes developmental disorders and brain damage. No amount of lead in humans is considered safe.

A new law requires public schools to get their drinking water sampled for lead and notify parents if they find traces of it. Districts  have until July 2019 to test all campuses, including charter schools.

Read the story at KQED NewsFix/CALmatters.