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Detroit Offers Plan to Filter Tainted Public School Water

Sept. 12, 2018

Detroit public school officials want to place water hydration stations in each of the district’s 106 buildings to provide a safe drinking source for students. Officials shut off the drinking water after some buildings showed high levels of lead or copper.

Detroit Fights Lead, Copper in Public School Water

Sept. 5, 2018

Detroit public school officials are shutting off drinking water at all 106 district buildings after finding elevated levels of lead and copper. Cause yet to be determined. Water coolers are now in all school buildings.