Posted on: April 21, 2017

Learn About Lead

Cal Am Triennial Testing

Cal Am will be conducting sample water testing from residential properties in the month of June.  This testing must be done during the months of June-September to achieve the best readings.  Cal Am will drastically be increasing the number of homes sampled for this years testing in order to cover a larger area of San Marino. Cal Am selects homes  based upon established Federal Government criteria.

Cal Am will be available all weekend (April 22-23) for information and assistance with any concerns.

Listed below are links to assist residents and contractors in gaining more of an understanding  of lead poisoning, abatement and additional resources as a result of the of the recently released Reuters article. Above is the 2015 Department of County Health report on which the article was based. To better inform the community, the City is in the process of organizing a public information forum. The date will soon be announced.

Chinese World Journal link on article regarding presentation by Department of Public Health responses on San Marino blood lead levels in children:


Property owners

Contractor/Building Manager Requirements

Community Support Programs

  • City staff available for additional information and resources.
    • Contact Ron Severn, Environmental Services Manager, (626) 300-0789,
  • Cal Am Water

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