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Elevated levels of lead in water present at 38 Jeffco Public Schools

Test results from Jeffco Public Schools in Jefferson County, Colorado have revealed that at least 38 elementary schools in the district have high levels of lead in their drinking water. This article reports the school district’s lead contamination crisis, pointing out that testing for lead hadn’t required in 26 years, as the district was not legally required to do so. A detailed description of each school’s testing results can be found here at the Jeffco Public Schools website.

High Lead Levels Found in Drinking Water at 38 Jeffco Elementary Schools