Water in the B.C. Legislature building has more than five times the maximum levels of lead allowed under federal and provincial regulations, according to tests ordered by independent MLA Vicki Huntington.
Huntington, the MLA for Delta South, ordered the tests after complaints from her staff that the water in the office tasted metallic.
“Given the stories about the levels of lead in the Prince Rupert schools, they wanted me to let them have our water tested,” Huntington said. “My staff sure did start bringing bottled water in today, I’ll tell you.”