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Lead Water Testing in NJ:
Is Your School Drinking Water Safe?

By Paul Sakson / August 24, 2021

We all want to believe our children are drinking safe water while at school or in day care – but how do you really know? What’s the protocol for ensuring New Jersey school water sources are lead-free and safe to drink? That’s where state regulations on water testing in New Jersey come into play. Back in 2019, both the New…

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An Easy Fix

By Paul Sakson / July 1, 2020

As many of you are aware, water samples are required to be collected from faucets at child care centers and analyzed for lead and copper. These are common contaminants that may leach from facility piping or solder, even if water is supplied by the city or private company. But what if you receive a result higher than the 1,300 part…

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Lead in Drinking Water

By Paul Sakson / May 1, 2016

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Division of Water Supply and Geoscience has published a website with links to important information for consumers, schools and child care facilities, and water providers concerning lead in drinking water. With recent lead issues highly publicized in Flint, Michigan and Newark, New Jersey, this topic is of emerging importance. As lead is…

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