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Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools

Lead Content in Drinking Water

Testing Water Quality in School Facilities. Updated May 2020 

The district has completed all testing and remediation following the change in safe drinking water guidelines for lead content reduction from .010 to .005 mg/L. All sites with readings greater than .005 mg/L in previous tests  have been re-tested.


2017-2018 Phase Overview

The district has initiated a project to test drinking water in schools built prior to 1990 in accordance with Ministry of Education Policy for Testing Lead Content in Drinking Water of School Facilities.