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Water Testing for Lead

Flushing and Testing for Lead in Drinking Water

As required by Ontario Regulation 243/07, Schools, Private Schools and Day Nurseries are required to carry out annual sampling and testing for lead. To view the Ministry of Environment’s Guide: “Flushing and Testing for Lead in Drinking Water” please visit this URL.

How long are records kept?

Records on flushing and testing must be kept for six years. The records for the most recent two years of flushing and testing must be available at the site of the facility for inspection by any member of the public during business hours, free of charge.

Elementary School Reports

Secondary School Reports

Additional Documents:

Weekly or Daily Flushing

Resources