Water samples from Jansen Avenue School, Pleasant Avenue School, Glebe Street School, Warren Street School and the high school Field Houses were collected on September 28 & 29 and October 4, 2016 and tested for lead. Results were received on November 28, 2016. A total of 54 fixtures showed results above the levels of 15 parts per billion allowed by New York State. The school district is following state guidelines to remediate any issues.
Affected sample points are listed below (please note that classroom bubblers are safe to drink from; classroom sinks are not for drinking use):
- Glebe street has five sample points that were above .015mg/l allowed by the state. The five points were all classroom sinks.
- Jansen Avenue has 24 sample points above .015mg/l. Twenty-three were classroom and restroom sinks. One was the pan sprayer in the kitchen that is not in service.
- Pleasant Avenue has 16 sample points above .015mg/l . One point is a faucet in the kitchen. One point is the new water fountain that has been labeled and shut off. Fourteen sample points were classroom sinks and custodial room sinks.
- Warren Street has eight sample points above .015mg/l. Two sample points are restroom sinks and six are classroom sinks.
- The high school field house restrooms had one sample point above .015mg/l . It is the boys restroom sink.
To see the Certificates of Analysis from Fulmont Laboratory & Consultants for the September and October 2016 samples, click here.
To see lead testing results from June 2016, as received in September 2016, click here.