- Notice to School Superintendents - Lead in School Drinking Water
- Lead Maintenance Checklist
Fact Sheet: Follow-up Steps for Schools or Child Care Facilities Based on Lead and Copper Sampling Results
Steps to take when sample results are above the MassDEP action level of 0.015 mgl/L. September 2010.
- Lead in School Drinking Water Program Strategy
- Lead in School Drinking Water Program Presentation Slides
- Lead in School Drinking Water Program Presentation Slides Notes file size 1MB
Sample Lead in Drinking Water Letter to Students, Parents, & Staff
Sample letter from a school or child care facility with laboratory results that exceeded the Massachusetts Lead "action level" for "lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities" - to students, families, and staff.
- Lead and Copper Forms
- How to Collect a Drinking Water Sample for Lead & Copper Testing
Protocol for collecting samples from faucets or water fountains. September 2008.
Ice Making Machines Sample Collection Procedures
How to collect testing samples from ice-makers. September 2008.
Cafeteria Kitchen Kettle Sample Collection Procedures
Collecting testing samples from kitchen kettles. September 2008.
Fact Sheet: Copper and Your Health
Discusses the health effects of copper and ways to reduce exposure to copper in drinking water.
- Manual Flushing Log - Lead and Copper Remediation
- Proper Care of Bottled Water and Dispensers for Schools
- Recommended Remediation Actions to Reduce or Eliminate Lead Exposure from Drinking Water in Schools
Learn more about lead, its environmental and health effects, and how to protect people and animals from its risks.
- US EPA: Guidance & Tools
- US EPA Guidance: Lead in Drinking Water Coolers
- US EPA Guidance: Sampling for Lead in Drinking Water in Nursery Schools and Day Care Centers
- US EPA Guidance: Lead in Drinking Water In Schools and Day Care Centers
- Is There Lead In My Tap Water?
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Lead Information
- CDC Fact Sheet: Lead in Tap Water
Questions and answers from the CDC on sources of lead in tap water and what consumers should do to address problems with excess lead levels in water.