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Aug 4, 2017

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.

Jul 27, 2017

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

Jun 30, 2017

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.

Jun 24, 2017

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.

Mar 24, 2017

Lead Found in Water at Emerson-Bandini

Lead Found in Water at Emerson-Bandini

A school in the San Diego Unified School District has notified parents that test results show some water on the campus has been found to have a contaminate and lead.

Mar 7, 2017

Safe to Drink?: San Marcos Schools Tested for Lead in Water

Safe to Drink?: San Marcos Schools Tested for Lead in Water

NBC 7 has learned three schools in the San Marcos Unified School District were involved in testing for lead levels in water.

Mar 2, 2017

Smelly Water at Emerson-Bandini School Raises Concerns

Smelly Water at Emerson-Bandini School Raises Concerns

An odor in the water at Emerson-Bandini School in southeast San Diego has prompted San Diego Unified School District to say they are providing water to students.

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