Safe Water in Schools Act (House Bill 1306)


Established a grant program to pay for testing to detect the presence and concentration of lead in drinking water in public schools that receive their drinking water from public water systems, with the goal of completing all testing and analysis by June 30, 2020. Prioritization of funds focuses on the age of public elementary schools. For the 2017-18 state fiscal year, $431,803 is appropriated to the Department of Public Health and Environment for use by the Water Quality Control Division. 

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