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Lackawanna schools release lead testing results

The Lackawanna City School District Saturday released results from the first round of lead testing conducted on potable water at five buildings: McKinley Administrative, Martin Road Elementary, Truman Elementary, Lackawanna Middle School and High School.

As a precaution, water sources with elevated levels of lead have been tagged and shut off, said Leonard F. Kowalski, president of the Lackawanna School Board of Education.

Follow-up testing is currently underway to determine the source of the lead, Kowalski said. All students and faculty will have access to safe water sources throughout each building.

See the full report: Letter sent to parents of Lackawanna students about lead found in water at schools.

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