ERIC Number: ED456633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Non-Residential Buildings.
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
This manual demonstrates how drinking water in schools and non-residential buildings can be tested for lead and how contamination problems can be corrected when found. The manual also provides background information concerning the sources and health effects of lead, how lead gets into drinking water, how lead in drinking water is regulated, and how to communicate lead issues with a facility's users. Appendices contain a directory of Environmental Protection Agency and State drinking water programs, a terms glossary, a water cooler summary, a list of lead resources, a sample record keeping form, and containers for preserving samples. (GR)
Descriptors: Drinking Water, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Lead Poisoning, Prevention, Public Schools
For full text: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/consumer/leadinschools.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.