school lead sampling

Testing for Lead in K-12 School Drinking Water

The issue of lead in school drinking water has received a lot of attention in recent years. This is because school-age children are among those particularly vulnerable to health and developmental problems after exposure to high levels of lead.

With the passage of LD 153 (An Act to Strengthen Testing for Lead in School Drinking Water), the Maine Legislature has mandated that all K-12 schools in Maine test their drinking water for the presence of lead. The Drinking Water Program has been charged with coordinating the effort, which will begin October 1st, 2021 and continue until May 31st, 2022

For more information about the program and the health effects of lead, please visit Maine's Drinking Water Program website, or call us with specific questions at 207-287-2070. You can also visit Maine's Childhood Lead Poisoning website, or call 866-292-3474,  for more information.

View or download Information about Lead in Drinking Water for Students, Staff, and Parents

Test results and public notice

School Test Results
5/5/2022
School Specific Memo
5/8/2022
Public Notice 
5/9/2022
Academy Hill School A & L Lab Report - AHS School Specific - AHS Public Notice - AHS
Cape Cod Hill School A & L Lab Report - CCHS School Specific - CCHS Public Notice - CCHS
Cascade Brook School A & L Lab Report - CBS School Specific - CBS Public Notice - CBS
G.D. Cushing School A & L Lab Report - GDC School Specific - GDC Public Notice - GDC
Mt. Blue High School A & L Lab Report - MBHS School Specific - MBHS Public Notice - MBHS
Mt. Blue Middle School A & L Lab Report - MBMS School Specific - MBMS Public Notice - MBMS
W.G. Mallett School A & L Lab Report - WGM School Specific - WGM Public Notice - WGM

Follow-UP Test Results

School Flush Test Results
7/21/2022
Confirmation Test
Results

7/21/22
Composite and Source Results
8/19/2022
Academy Hill School A & L Lab Report - AHS A & L Lab Report - AHS  
Cape Cod Hill School A & L Lab Report - CCHS A & L Lab Report - CCHS  
Cascade Brook School A & L Lab Report - CBS A & L Lab Report - CBS A & L Lab Report - CBS
G.D. Cushing School A & L Lab Report - GDC A & L Lab Report - GDC  
Mt. Blue High School A & L Lab Report - MBHS A & L Lab Report - MBHS  
Mt. Blue Middle School A & L Lab Report - MBMS A & L Lab Report - MBMS  
W.G. Mallett School A & L Lab Report - WGM A & L Lab Report - WGM A & L Lab Report - WGM

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