District-Wide Test Results 2016
Round 1 testing results (2 fountains in each schools).
Follow-up testing results at Ward and Horace-Mann (3 or 4 additional fountains in each school)
Updated (8-19-16) Round 2 testing results (all fountains, kitchen sinks, staff room sinks, and nurse room sinks in all Newton schools) 12 more schools in addition to Burr were found to have lead contamination above the EPA action threshold of 15 ppb. Moreover, of these 8 had additional fixtures testing above the WHO guideline of 10 ppb.
Moreover, an additional 3 schools were found to have lead contamination above the WHO guideline of 10 ppb.