State officials to resume water testing at Alabama public schools

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WKRG) — State officials with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the state department of education say they’ll resume a program to test drinking water in public schools.

According to a news release, this marks a return to water testing after a three-year campaign from 2017-2019. Officials say this is an effort to monitor and reduce childhood exposure to lead in drinking water.

The program is supported by an EPA Grant.

You can read the full news release from ADEM here.

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