Lead In Water

POSTED BY on Feb 16 under Lead Awareness

I’ve had quite a few phone calls since the story of Flint Michigan’s lead fiasco hit the news. I regularly collect and send water samples for analysis. Water is considered to be lead contaminated at and above 15 parts per million, that’s 0.0015% lead!  Fortunately the results here in the San Francisco Bay Area are […]

Lead in Recycled Building Products

POSTED BY on Feb 25 under Lead Awareness

   This is a photograph taken by one of my clients. After testing their backyard for lead contaminated soil I recommended they cover the soil with a barrier (weed cloth or other suitable material) and cover it with shredded bark or another mulch material. This is an inexpensive and acceptable control measure where soil is […]

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