Samples from Ferndale’s municipal water system have lead levels exceeding state standards
FERNDALE, Mich. – Samples from Ferndale’s municipal water system have lead levels in the drinking water exceeding state standards, according to officials. Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) was notified by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) about the results from testing. Testing occurred as part of routine compliance sampling required by EGLE under Michigan’s Safe Drinking Water Act. “The quality of our drinking water is vital to the health of residents,” Oakland County Executive David Coulter said. READ: Water testing shows elevated levels of lead in numerous Metro Detroit cities, but what does it mean?