PSBA 2021 Bulletin November/December PSBA 2021 Bulletin November/December - Page 28

To Enroll Now , Visit : leadfree . pa . gov

Program Goal : To reduce lead exposure in drinking water at childcare facilities and schools by providing FREE training , testing , and expert-assisted action .
Free Testing & Expert Advice !
Our team will train enrolled personnel at qualifying facilities to test the drinking water in their buildings .
Why should you test ? Studies show that no amount of lead exposure is safe for children . Even low levels of lead entering the bloodstream can affect children ’ s health and cause irreversible impacts to the brain .
Where does lead in drinking water come from ? Public water is regulated to be lead-free when it is delivered to you . However , water can absorb lead from solder , fixtures , and pipes found in the plumbing of some buildings or homes .