Get the lead out of Philly school drinking water, once and for all

A recent review of data released by the School District of Philadelphia shows that lead contamination at school drinking fountains and sinks across the city remains a significant problem, with 98% of schools sampled having at least one water outlet testing positive for lead contamination.

Sadly, school district officials have been non-committal about tackling this threat. So members of Philadelphia City Council have proposed protections to rein in this threat by requiring that all drinking fountains posing a risk to kids' health be replaced with lead-filtering spouts and fountains by 2025.

Call on Philadelphia city council to pass this proposal today.

Subject: Support Bill #220221 to address the threat of lead in Philly school drinking water