The three-part School Drinking Water Safety webinar series offers practical information, tools, and strategies to help communities provide students with safe, appealing drinking water. The content is intended for a diverse audience including school administrators, food service personnel, school board members, and parents.
Webinar 1: Why Are We Talking About It? Drinking Water and Lead Exposure
How does lead get into water and what effects can it have on children and adults? We’ll provide a simple overview of plumbing, lead exposure in tap water, and the importance of appealing drinking water in schools. Click to view the slide deck and watch the recording.
Webinar 2: Planning for School Water Quality: Steps Schools Should Take
How should schools approach school drinking water quality? What’s involved in testing for lead? Join us to learn what steps schools and districts should take to ensure that their students have access to safe drinking water. We’ll provide you with resources, toolkits, and next steps to improve your school’s water quality and accessibility. Click to view the slide deck and watch the recording.
Webinar 3: Solutions: Find It and Fix It — Or Flush or Filter It
What should you do if you find lead in your school’s water? Hear from school districts that have successfully tackled lead in school drinking water and made water first for thirst. Click to view the slide deck and watch the recording.
The webinar series was presented by the University of California's Nutrition Policy Institute and the National Drinking Water Alliance, in partnership and with support from Kaiser Permanente.