Walled Lake School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

Kramer_TOP_02Walled Lake School District’s mendoza adResponse to Lead Testing Inquiry

(Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016)

Walled Lake, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use on a day to day basis to cook, clean, bathe and drink.  Parents, teachers and advocates have also been calling for testing of the water in schools.

When lead and copper are issues, it is often caused by old pipes or old fixtures.  Even when old sidebar012balloonratesfixtures are there, corrosion control in the water helps protect users.  But testing is the best way to know if the protections are working or not.

After learning that Oakland Schools had put out an RFP for water testing, the oc115 contacted school districts from throughout Oakland County to find out where they stand on testing.

THIS DISTRICT HAS NOT RESPONDED YET, OR THEY MAY HAVE RESPONDED AND IT IS BEING PROCESSED.  PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER.

Walled Lake Schools include parts of Farmington Hills, Novi, Orchard Lake, Walled Lake, Wixom, Commerce Twp, West Bloomfield, White Lake and Wolverine Lake.

To read what other school districts had to say, check out Local Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water.

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