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SPS says drinking water for its students is 100% safe. SPS says drinking water for its students is 100% safe.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Public Schools says the water in your child's school is 100% safe for students. 

The district contracted an independent, EPA-certified laboratory to test for lead and copper in the drinking water of area schools. SPS says Anatek Labs of Spokane sampled 54 Spokane Public School sites on April 20 and May 2. The district says results came back showing that all levels of lead and copper are below the state and federal minimums for actions to be taken. 

SPS says more thorough testing of the 1,000+ fixtures in the district will begin in the coming weeks, following the protocol that will go into law for all Washington state public schools next year. 

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