Lead

Lead is a toxin that accumulates in soft tissues and bones, it acts as a neurotoxin damaging the nervous system and interfering with the function of biological enzymes, causing neurological disorders, such as brain damage and behavioral problems.

Printer Friendly, PDF & Email

Lead Sampling Protocols for School Drinking Water

Topics: Drinking Water, Lead
This presentation was delivered at the 12th Annual CIPHI Saskatchewan Annual Professional and Development Seminar in Saskatoon (October 29-30, 2019) and a version of it was presented at the 85th …
View Full Article

Testing for Lead In School Drinking Water: A Summary of Sampling Protocols

Topics: Drinking Water, Lead
Low level lead exposure has been linked to neurobehavioral and cognitive effects in children.1 No “safe” level of lead exposure exists and efforts should be made to reduce exposures to as low as…
View Full Article