Donna McNeal, of Orion Environmental Services, collects a water sample from a classroom drinking fountain for lead testing at Fawcett Elementary School in Tacoma in 2016. After Tacoma Public Schools revealed last year that multiple elementary schools tested positive for lead in the drinking water The Associated Press asked all Washington school districts plus tribal districts whether they test for lead.
Donna McNeal, of Orion Environmental Services, collects a water sample from a classroom drinking fountain for lead testing at Fawcett Elementary School in Tacoma in 2016. After Tacoma Public Schools revealed last year that multiple elementary schools tested positive for lead in the drinking water The Associated Press asked all Washington school districts plus tribal districts whether they test for lead. Ted S. Warren AP
Donna McNeal, of Orion Environmental Services, collects a water sample from a classroom drinking fountain for lead testing at Fawcett Elementary School in Tacoma in 2016. After Tacoma Public Schools revealed last year that multiple elementary schools tested positive for lead in the drinking water The Associated Press asked all Washington school districts plus tribal districts whether they test for lead. Ted S. Warren AP

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