Five drinking fountains were found to have elevated levels of lead and the hot water tank tested positive for legionella bacteria.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SAXONBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – The South Butler School District is working to fix two problems with the water system at the primary center and intermediate elementary school.

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According to reports in the Butler Eagle, water from five drinking fountains in the building had elevated levels of lead.

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They also found the hot water tanks in those buildings tested positive for legionella bacteria.

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The district says it’s likely due to the buildings sitting empty for so long.