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IMPORTANT FOLLOW-UP NOTICE:  MEASURES TAKEN

Eastern Technical High School

ELEVATED LEAD WATER SAMPLE RESULT(S)

All Maryland public and nonpublic schools are required to sample all drinking water sources for the presence of lead pursuant to the Code of Maryland Regulations. On March 23, 2019, 25 water samples were collected from Eastern Technical High School. Of these water samples, one (1) had levels of lead exceeding the action level of 20 parts per billion (ppb) for lead in drinking water in school buildings. The elevated lead results from the sample(s) collected at Eastern Technical High School were as follows: 

44.4 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain, Office, hallway by ladies room

ACTION LEVEL (AL)

The AL is 20 ppb for lead in drinking water in school buildings. The AL is the concentration of lead which, if exceeded, triggers required remediation.

FOLLOW-UP RESULTS

On November 2, 2019, samples were re-tested from the locations listed above. Samples are now below the AL of 20 ppb for the following fixtures:

ACTIONS TAKEN WITH DATES

These fixtures were replaced prior to re-sampling

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  1. For additional information, please contact David Glassman, Supervisor, Environmental Services at 443.809.6310 or dglassman2@bcps.org.
  2. For additional information about reducing lead exposure around your home/building and the health effects of lead, visit EPA’s website at www.epa.gov/lead
  3. If you are concerned about exposure, contact your healthcare provider.  If you do not have a healthcare provider, please contact the Baltimore County Department of Health at 410.887.3725.

Important Follow-Up Measures Taken - Eastern Technical High School
Lead in Drinking Water - Public and Non-Public Schools

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