Tracking Lead Levels in

Schools and Daycares

Are you a parent living in Ontario? Your child may be exposed to drinking water at school or in daycare that exceeds the federal safety guideline for lead content.  

Over the past four years, nearly half of Ontario’s public schools have had at least one test for toxic lead in drinking water exceed the federal guideline, an analysis by the Investigative Journalism Bureau has found

In collaboration with the University of Toronto’s HIVE Lab, we’ve developed an interactive database that allows you to check lead test results for Ontario schools and daycares between 2019 and 2023. Simply enter the name of a school or daycare in the box below and press enter. The results will appear automatically.