BEREA, OH (WOIO) - In recent test results, the city of Berea Water Treatment Plant has detected lead in levels exceeding the federal/state action level.
Samples were taken from June 2 to June 15, 2017. According to a news release the City of Berea Water Treatment Plant has contacted three local laboratories certified to perform chemical analysis on public drinking water.
If you would like your water to be tested for lead you can contact the following laboratories:
10180 Queens Way #6
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
CWM Environmental, Inc.
4450 Johnson Parkway, Unit B
Cleveland, OH 44128
NEORSD Analytical Services
4747 East 49th Street
Cuyahoga Heights, OH 44125
The city of Berea Water Treatment Plant is presently making adjustments to its treatment process and also is retesting lead levels. The plant has contacted 3 local laboratories certified to perform chemical analysis on public drinking water.
Lead typically enters the water primarily as a result of corrosion, or wearing away, of materials containing lead in the water distribution system and household plumbing.