Stafford County schools re-testing water after unsafe levels of lead detected

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Schools in Stafford County are re-testing their water.

Earlier this week, 8News reported that six schools in the county detected unsafe levels of lead in their water.

On Friday, the school district left a voicemail with parents explaining that the testing wasn’t done under EPA protocols, which could have caused the high lead levels.

Currently, the water fountains that tested positive remain off limits.

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