High levels of lead found in drinking water at CMS school

High levels of lead found in drinking water at CMS school

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Officials who tested the drinking water at Myers Park High School found there were higher than acceptable levels of lead in three water fountains.

There were also high levels at fountains in the cafeteria, behind the auditorium and in the kitchen sink at the football field concession stand.

[4 sinks on CMS properties tested positive for high levels of lead]

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The sink and the water fountains are now out of service.

There were no issues at Olympic High School.

Those were the last two CMS schools in the second round of testing.

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The first and second rounds of testing included schools built in 1989 or earlier.

The district plans to eventually test every school.

All the testing is voluntary.