Utah’s Lead-Free Learning Initiative

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Fact Sheet

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Learn why it is important to test school drinking water for lead and how the Division of Drinking Water’s Lead-Free Learning Initiative will help reduce childhood lead exposure across the state.

Utah’s Lead-free Learning Initiative is a voluntary program that helps schools and childcare programs test for lead in their drinking water. Participating schools and childcare facilities will be awarded grant funding to cover the costs of testing for lead in the drinking water in their buildings. Public schools, charter schools, Head Start programs, and licensed childcare facilities are eligible to participate. Private schools are not eligible.

Schools and other facilities that submit an application by March 31, 2020, have the best chance to receive funding. Apply For Funding

How to Apply & Participate

Learn how to apply for funding and participate in the program.

Parents, Schools, & Childcare Providers

Find out how to reduce children’s exposure to lead in drinking water at home and at school or daycare.

About Lead

Learn more about lead in drinking water.

2017 Sampling Pilot Project

View test results from the 2017 school sampling pilot project.