26.16.07.11

.11 Reporting.

A. Every sample result of lead shall be reported to the Department, MSDE, and the appropriate local health department within 30 days after the samples were analyzed with the following information:

(1) The date and time the water was last used in the school building;

(2) The date and time of sample collection; and

(3) The specific tap tested;

(4) The sample collector name and contact information; and

(5) The school building address.

B. The school shall certify to the Department and MSDE and the appropriate local health department no later than 30 days after the end of the school calendar year in which the samples were collected or 30 days after the samples were analyzed, on a form generated by the Department, that all drinking water outlets in the school building were tested in accordance with this regulation, and provide the following information:

(1) The total number of samples collected;

(2) The dates the samples were collected; and

(3) The number of samples with elevated levels of lead.

C. Remedial actions taken with the corresponding dates shall be reported in accordance with this chapter.

D. Within 30 days of any notification as required in this chapter, the school shall certify to the Department and MSDE, using a form provided by the Department, that the notification has been completed.

E. The Department and MSDE shall jointly report to the Governor and Maryland General Assembly on or before December 1, 2018, and on or before December 1 each year thereafter:

(1) The name and address of each school that has tested its drinking water for lead during the reporting period;

(2) The name and address of each school found to have elevated levels of lead in its drinking water;

(3) The type of outlet from which a drinking water sample with an elevated level of lead was collected and its location in the building; and

(4) The use of each water outlet with an elevated level of lead and the levels detected.