Section 67-4.4 - Response

Section 67-4.4 Response.  

If the lead concentration of water at an outlet exceeds the action level, the school shall: 

(a) prohibit use of the outlet until:  

(1) a lead remediation plan is implemented to mitigate the lead level of such outlet; and  

(2) test results indicate that the lead levels are at or below the action level; 

(b) provide building occupants with an adequate supply of potable water for drinking and cooking until remediation is performed;  

(c) report the test results to the local health department as soon as practicable, but no more than 1 business day after the school received the laboratory report; and 

(d) notify all staff and all persons in parental relation to children or students of the test results, in writing, as soon as practicable but no more than 10 business days after the school received the laboratory report; and, for results of tests performed prior to September 6, 2016, within 10 business days after September 6, 2016, unless such written notification has already occurred. 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, Sections 1370-a and 1110