Lead found in water at Highland Park High School

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- High lead levels were found in the drinking water at Highland Park High School.

Test results were just made public.

Officials said six samples out of the eight taken from three drinking fountains and one sink at the high school were found to be over the action level for lead. According to officials, all four of the fixtures were shut down and will not be in use until they are remediated.

Officials say all drinking fountains and faucets in public buildings will now be tested as well.

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