40 public elementary schools in Balt. Co. test positive for lead in recent years


    40 public elementary schools in Balt. Co. test positive for lead in recent years

    BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Forty public elementary schools in Baltimore County have tested positive for lead in recent years, including many during tests in recent months.

    Baltimore County Public Schools includes more than 100 elementary schools.

    Public schools built before 1990 have had bottled water for drinking since 2016, notes the school system in its website on lead test results (available here).

    The state now requires action to be taken if lead of 20 parts per billion is found in water.

    The school system is testing water from all potential drinking water sources in all schools during the 2018-2019 school year, per the state's new mandate.

    Below is a list of elementary schools with fixtures that had high lead amounts. Many schools have not had results published yet.

    "We take the health of our students and staff extremely seriously. Without being required to do so, BCPS has tested school drinking fountains for lead since 2016," the school system noted.


    Arbutus Elementary

    --20.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 201 (Faculty Room) Handsink

    --25.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 203 Handsink

    Baltimore Highlands Elementary

    --34.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room K1, Handsink

    --106 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room K2, Handsink

    Battle Grove Elementary

    --67.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 19, Handsink

    --20.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 26

    --85.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 33, Handsink

    Bear Creek Elementary

    --55.1 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Library Workroom, Handsink

    Bedford Elementary School

    --131 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 100

    --52.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 100, Handsink

    --66.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 102

    --30.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 102, Handsink

    --40.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 103, Handsink

    --20.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 105, Handsink

    --47.7 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 106

    --38.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 106, Handsink

    --27.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 107

    --358 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 107, Handsink

    --27.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 108

    --29.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Library Workroom, Handsink

    --29.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room K1, Handsink (Right)

    --30.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room K1, Handsink (Left)

    --33.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 110

    --38.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 112

    --22.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 112, Handsink

    --23.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 113, Handsink

    Carney Elementary

    --24.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Office Workroom, Handsink

    --28.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 12, Handsink

    --39.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 14, Handsink

    --22.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 17, Handsink

    Chadwick Elementary

    --35.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Library Workroom Handsink

    Chapel Hill Elementary

    --97.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 210/Handsink

    --22.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Recreation Room/Kitchenette/Handsink

    Charlesmont Elementary

    --23.1 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 109, Handsink

    --36.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 110, Handsink (Computer Room)

    --26.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 116, Handsink

    --43.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 117, Handsink

    --24.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 118, Handsink

    --79.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 119, Handsink

    --24.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 120, Handsink

    --145 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 121, Handsink

    --20.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 123, Handsink

    --35.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 129, Handsink (Art Room)

    --127 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 128, Handsink

    --60.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 126, Handsink

    --31.1 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 124 (Music Room)

    --45.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 124, Handsink (Music Room)

    Chesapeake Terrace

    --30.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Teacher Planning Room 2, Handsink

    --106 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 24, Handsink

    --95.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom, Handsink

    Cromwell Valley Elementary School

    --33.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Office, Handsink

    --60.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Health Suite, Handsink

    --28.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 14

    Fort Garrison Elementary

    --52.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 3

    --50.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 7

    --22.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 17

    --20.9 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 18

    --21.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom, Handsink

    Franklin Elementary

    --41.2 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain, hallway by room 11

    --30.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom, Handsink

    Fullerton Elementary

    --45.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom Handsink

    --41.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Recreation Room Kitchenette Handsink

    --45.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 23 Handsink

    --33.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 20 Handsink

    --29.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 20

    --49.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Science Room Handsink

    --33.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 9 Handsink

    --32.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Kitchen Triple Sink Right Faucet

    Gunpowder Elementary

    --22.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 4/Handsink

    --20.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler/Room 4

    --64.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 7/Handsink

    --43.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 8/Handsink

    --31.9 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain/Hallway by Gym

    --51.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 19/Handsink

    --25.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 20/Handsink

    --28.9 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler/Room 22

    Hebbville Elementary

    --22.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 14, Handsink

    --30.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 20, Handsink

    --25.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 22, Handsink

    Hillcrest Elementary

    --22.3 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 3

    --37.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 3, Handsink

    --23.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 15

    --40.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 16

    Logan Elementary School

    --151 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom, Handsink


    Mars Estates

    --21.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 12

    --316 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Faculty Room, Handsink, Left

    --194 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Social Worker Room, Handsink

    --88.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Speech Room, Handsink

    --46.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Health Suite, Exam Room, Handsink

    --117 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 17, Handsink


    McCormick Elementary

    --57.6 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain, Recreation Room

    --23.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room K2, Handsink

    --22.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Office Workroom, Handsink

    --49.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 5, Handsink

    --21.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 8

    --55.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 8, Handsink

    --405 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 20, Handsink

    --25.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 22

    --37.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 22, Handsink

    --39.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 23

    --47.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 23, Handsink

    Middlesex Elementary

    --44.4 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 20

    --57.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 20, Handsink

    --29.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 21

    Milbrook Elementary

    31.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 7

    30.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 7, Handsink

    31.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 12

    Norwood Elementary

    --99.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Health Suite Exam Room, Handsink

    --47.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 28, Handsink

    Oakleigh Elementary School

    --33.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 204

    --30.3 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain, Hallway by room 200

    Oliver Beach Elementary

    --23.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Maker Space Lab (Teacher Planning), Handsink

    --29.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 12, Handsink

    --27.6 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 13, Handsink

    Orems Elementary School

    --36.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 208

    --47.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 209 Handsink

    Padonia

    --64.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 28, Handsink

    Perry hall

    --20.8 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Team Room 4/Handsink

    --23.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 106/Handsink

    --30.1 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler/Room 110

    --137 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 202/Handsink

    --114 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 204/Handsink

    --26.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 211/Handsink

    Pinewood

    --94.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler/Room 5

    --24.4 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler/Room 9

    --84.3 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain/Hallway by Room 15

    Pleasant Plains Elementary

    --40.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Health Suite Exam Room, Handsink

    --23.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 2, Handsink

    --52.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 24, Handsink

    Pot Spring Elementary

    --21.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 4, Handsink

    --23.1 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 12

    --23.1 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 14

    --29.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 17

    --23.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 22

    --32.4 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Library Workroom

    --22.5 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom, Handsink

    Reisterstown Elementary

    --21.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 22, Handsink

    --27.4 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 25

    --25.1 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 26

    --20.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 27

    Riderwood Elementary

    --21.1 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom Handsink

    Rodgers Forge Elementary

    --36.3 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain, Hallway by Main Office

    --26.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 102

    --27.0 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 119 (Behind Stairwell by Room 106)

    --33.7 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, OBS Room

    --81.5 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Counselor Room

    Villa Cresta

    --54.8 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler Room 19A

    Warren Elementary

    --34.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 9/Handsink

    --22.9 parts per billion (ppb) Tap/Room 10/Handsink

    Wellwood elementary

    --58.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 2, Handsink

    --102 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Library Workroom, Handsink

    West Towson Elementary

    --31.2 parts per billion (ppb) Tap Room 219, Handsink

    Winand Elementary

    --22.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Speech Room, Handsink

    --24.7 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 3

    --20.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 4, Handsink

    --28.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Library Workroom, Handsink

    --24.3 parts per billion (ppb) Fountain, Hallway by Library

    --24.4 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 14, Handsink

    --25.6 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 15

    --24.2 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 16

    --22.9 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 17

    --22.5 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 18

    --21.3 parts per billion (ppb) Bubbler, Room 19

    --24.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 21, Handsink

    --45.3 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Recreation Room Kitchenette, Handsink


    Winfield Elementary

    --49.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 7, Handsink

    --119 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 8, Handsink

    --22.7 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Room 23, Handsink

    --21.0 parts per billion (ppb) Tap, Office Workroom, Handsink

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