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3 San Francisco public schools show high levels of lead in water
Thursday October 26th 2017, 12:07 pm

Water samples from taps and drinking fountains at three San Francisco public schools contained elevated levels of lead, potentially exposing students to the toxic metal, district officials said Wednesday.

District officials immediately shut down the taps and this week notified parents at West Portal and Malcolm X elementary schools and San Francisco International High School that water samples from at least one faucet or fountain at each site were too high – or above the recommended federal threshold of 15 parts per billion.

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