Lead in water at Wiesbaden base being addressed

A regularly scheduled water sample conducted by Installation Management Command in Wiesbaden, Germany, showed that the water from five sinks and drinking fountains in Child, Youth and School Services buildings on Clay Kaserne contained unsafe levels of lead. IMCOM said the faucets and drinking fountains have been replaced, or are awaiting replacement, and will be retested. Stars and Stripes
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A regularly scheduled water sample conducted by Installation Management Command in Wiesbaden, Germany, showed that the water from five sinks and drinking fountains in Child, Youth and School Services buildings on Clay Kaserne contained unsafe levels of lead. IMCOM said the faucets and drinking fountains have been replaced, or are awaiting replacement, and will be retested. Stars and Stripes
A regularly scheduled water sample conducted by Installation Management Command in Wiesbaden, Germany, showed that the water from five sinks and drinking fountains in Child, Youth and School Services buildings on Clay Kaserne contained unsafe levels of lead. IMCOM said the faucets and drinking fountains have been replaced, or are awaiting replacement, and will be retested. Stars and Stripes
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A regularly scheduled water sample conducted by Installation Management Command in Wiesbaden, Germany, showed that the water from five sinks and drinking fountains in Child, Youth and School Services buildings on Clay Kaserne contained unsafe levels of lead. IMCOM said the faucets and drinking fountains have been replaced, or are awaiting replacement, and will be retested. Stars and Stripes

Lead in water at Wiesbaden base being addressed

by: Dan Stoutamire | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: September 30, 2016

WIESBADEN, Germany — Five faucets at youth service buildings on Clay Kaserne have been replaced or will be replaced after drinking water from them tested positive for elevated lead levels during a routine examination by Installation Management Command Europe.

IMCOM tested 15 drinking fountains and faucets at four Child, Youth and School Services buildings on Clay Kaserne and Hainerberg, drawing three samples from each. The first sample of faucets showed lead levels above 15 parts per billion — the Environmental Protection Agency’s threshold for taking corrective action — in five of the faucets, according to IMCOM. The positive results ranged from 15 parts per billion to 29 parts per billion.

Second and third draws, made 30 seconds and two minutes after the first, at those five locations showed lead levels below the 15 ppb threshold.

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