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Crim, JFK Water Levels Tested, Less Than 20 Locations Found With Elevated Lead Levels

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Additional results have been posted on the district website from Crim Primary and John F. Kennedy Primary schools regarding lead levels in the water, and all sites found with elevated levels have been remediated.

According to the results, 32 locations were tested at Crim, with three being found to have elevated levels.

At JFK, 65 locations were tested, with 14 found to have elevated lead levels.

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According to the district's water testing plan, all locations with elevated levels are having remedial action taken, either removing the water line from service, installing a filter or placing signage that the water is unsafe for drinking.

The plan is part of state requirement to test all water in all schools.

Business Administrator Peter Starrs said all locations have been remediated in both schools.

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