State to start testing school drinking water for lead

State to start testing school drinking water for lead
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - The state will start testing school drinking water for lead.

The State Health Department will conduct the tests at 12 public elementary schools with buildings built before 1986.

The department has to report water testing findings to House and Senate committees by the end of the year.

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