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NBC 7 coverage of concerns surrounding water in San Diego County schools

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 09:50 AM PDT

High Levels of Lead Discovered at Reidy Creek Elementary

High Levels of Lead Discovered at Reidy Creek Elementary

New state data shows levels of lead in the water at Reidy Creek elementary school in Escondido was discovered at levels more than three times the limit set by state and federal regulators.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 04:21 PM PDT

Searchable Database of Water Testing in Schools

Searchable Database of Water Testing in Schools

San Diego Unified School District has been in the limelight for testing its school water for lead, but school districts across the county also have been participating in the free state program. NBC7 Investigates...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 01:47 PM PDT

San Diego Unified to Fix 40+ Schools with Lead in Water

San Diego Unified to Fix 40+ Schools with Lead in Water

Results show 19 percent of the schools tested in San Diego Unified School District have some level of lead in the water.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 05:59 PM PDT

San Diego Unified Found Lead; Didn’t Tell Public

San Diego Unified Found Lead; Didn’t Tell Public

Before San Diego Unified schools began testing water for lead in April, it hired an outside chemical lab to do some preliminary water quality sampling on its own, records show. The district found lead but didn’t...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 08:26 PM PDT

Lead Levels High from Montezuma School Water Sample

Lead Levels High from Montezuma School Water Sample

Montezuma Child Development Center is the third school in the San Diego Unified School District to have water sample results with higher than recommended amounts of lead in drinking water.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:27 PM PDT

State Results Show High Levels of Lead in Water at Various Schools

State Results Show High Levels of Lead in Water at Various Schools

Lab results show unusually high levels of lead were found at several schools in San Diego County during the school year, according to documents obtained Friday by NBC 7.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 06:43 AM PDT

SDUSD Finishes Testing of Drinking Water at 200 School Sites

SDUSD Finishes Testing of Drinking Water at 200 School Sites

The San Diego Unified School District has now finished drinking water testing at more than 200 school district sites.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 07:08 AM PDT

SDUSD Completes Testing for Lead in School Water

SDUSD Completes Testing for Lead in School Water

NBC 7's Liberty Zabala reports on changes put into place at three local elementary schools after testing revealed unusually high levels of lead.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 08:34 AM PDT

Solution Proposed to E. Coli Tainted Water: School Officials

Solution Proposed to E. Coli Tainted Water: School Officials

Mountain Empire Unified School District officials will install a new pressure tank to alleviate E. coli in the school water at Clover Flat Elementary in Boulevard, the Superintendent Kathy Granger confirmed...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:57 AM PDT

Students Sick, E. Coli Discovered in Boulevard School Water

Students Sick, E. Coli Discovered in Boulevard School Water

At least one potential case of E. coli-related illness has been reported at Clover Flat Elementary in Boulevard, confirmed health officials.

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