Office Water Cooler Report

The lab test results for Boothbay, posted on the districts website, showed widely varying lead levels in water samples. The tests found that 46 samples from classroom sinks, fountains and bathrooms in the high school and elementary school had lead levels below the EPA standard of 20 micrograms per liter of water. But 27 other samples exceeded the EPA standard with concentrations as high as 1,100 micrograms per liter at one sink at Boothbay Region Elementary School. Carlson said Boothbay schools receive municipal water, which undergoes regular testing, so its likely that the water is somehow

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