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East County News Service

June 18, 2017 (San Diego’s East County) – A new state program authorizes school districts to work with local water districts to provide free lead testing of drinking water at all school sites.  The results are in for Cajon Valley Union School District campuses, which draw water from three water agencies: Helix Water District, Otay Water District and Padre Dam Municipal Water District.

Scott Buxbaum, Assistant Superintendent and Chief Business Officer for the district, announced the outcome. “Following the strict sampling instructions set forth by the State Water Resources Control Board, testing has been completed and we are pleased to report that all of CVUSD’s school campuses passed with good results. All schools were below the minimum recordable levels,” he says.

Multiple samples were taken at each school from March to May.  Click here to view the test results.

Below is a list of all of the schools tested in the Cajon Valley Union School District:

Helix Water District

Includes the following school sites:

Anza Elementary, Bostonia Language Academy, Cajon Valley Community Day School, Cajon Valley Middle, Chase Elementary, Emerald Middle, Flying Hills Elementary, Fuerte Elementary, Greenfield Middle, Johnson Elementary, Lexington Elementary, Madison Elementary, Magnolia Elementary, Meridian Elementary, Montgomery Middle, Naranca Elementary, Sevick Special Education, W.D. Hall Elementary

 Otay Water District

Includes the following school sites:

Avocado Elementary, Hillsdale Middle, Jamacha Elementary, Rancho San Diego Elementary, Vista Grande Elementary

 Padre Dam District

Includes the following school sites:

Blossom Valley Elementary, Crest Elementary/Cajon Valley Home School, Los Coches Creek Middle, Rios Elementary