Map of the day: Lead Test Kit Requested in NYC 2011-2016

Data Source: NYC Open Data Portal

With data obtained from the NYC Open Data Portal, this map shows the prevalence of requests for lead test kits in New York City. In the city of New York, you can request a lead test kit from the Department of Environmental Protection. This kit will test for lead, and lead only, in your drinking water. Since lead does not have any color or smell, this kit can be useful in determining if your water is safe to drink.