Williams schools pass lead screening of water. See more Williams News education stories here

| March 22, 2017

By Wendy Howell • Williams News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Recent testing by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) at Williams Elementary-Middle School and Williams High School have shown the schools are within acceptable levels for lead in the water.

The results determined the water was below “action level” which is what ADEQ identifies when the water is found to have 15 parts per billion (ppb) of lead. The testing at the Williams schools showed most samples below .5 ppb, with one at .81, one at 1.1 and one at 2 ppb, well below the 15 ppb threshold.

“So, in short, our water is good,” said Williams Unified School District Superintendent Richard Honsinger.

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