Lead Testing Results

On September 6, 2016, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation requiring all public school districts to conduct lead testing.

Prior to the passage of this new law, the Liverpool Central School District had already begun testing water fixtures throughout the district.

All testing (Phases 1 to 4) was completed by December 14, 2016. 

Overall testing results were as follows:

School

Fixtures Tested

Test Results Greater Than
15 ppb

Action Taken

Chestnut Hill Elementary at WRE

50

10

All (10) fixtures replaced & retested below 15 ppb

Chestnut Hill Middle
at CHE

58

2

(2) Fixtures permanently disabled

District Office

31

4

(2) Fixtures replaced & retested below 15 ppb and (2) fixtures permanently disabled

Donlin Drive Elementary

57

0

None

Elmcrest Elementary

66

16

(15) Fixtures replaced and retested below 15 ppb and (1) permanently removed

Liverpool Elementary

40

0

None

Liverpool High School
& the Concession Stand

174

51

(3) Fixtures replaced and retested below 15 ppb. (48) Fixtures, in the science lab, were not retested and are labeled 'Do Not Drink' per the NYS Department of Health until further notice.

Liverpool Middle

52

0

None

Liverpool Public Library

14

0

None

Long Branch Elementary

56

1

 (1) Fixture replaced and retested below 15 ppb

Maintenance Center/ ECC

3

1

(1) Fixture replaced and retested below 15 ppb

Morgan Road Complex

78

5

(4) Fixtures replaced and (1) permanently removed. Of the (4) fixtures replaced (3) retested below 15 ppb & (1) retested above 15 ppb that was labeled, 'Ok for washing hands or fruits & vegetables,' per the NYS Department of Health until further notice.

Nate Perry Elementary

59

0

None

Soule Road Elementary

87

0

None

Transportation Center

4

0

None

Willow Field Elementary

50

0

None

Total

879

90

 

A copy of our lead testing results is available for review (by appointment) in the District Office (195 Blackberry Road) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please contact Director of Facilities Darrell Clisson at 315-622-7167 to schedule an appointment.

For more information regarding lead in drinking water, visit the EPA Web site at www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/basic-information-about-lead-drinking-water#health.