26.16.07.08

.08 Response to Samples Indicating Elevated Levels of Lead.

After being notified by the laboratory of an elevated level of lead in a drinking water outlet, schools shall:

A. Within 24 hours, prevent all physical access to water from the drinking water outlet until the problem is mitigated;

B. Within 5 school days, collect a flushed sample from each outlet for which the first-draw sample result exceeded 20 ppb of lead;

C. Have the flush sample analyzed by a certified laboratory; and

D. Continuously maintain an adequate supply of drinking water to school occupants that meets the current Safe Drinking Water Act standards.