Removing Wisconsin’s lead pipes, Preparing children for a new school year

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Students sitting on the floor in a classroom
Captured in a metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia primary school, this photograph depicts a typical classroom scene, where an audience of school children were seated on the floor before a teacher at the front of the room, who was reading an illustrated storybook, during one of the scheduled classroom sessions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Unsplash

Wisconsin will receive nearly $370 million for lead pipe removal projects out of the 2021 infrastructure law. We get an update on lead prevention advice from DHS’ policy advisor. Then, a UW Health pediatrician discusses how to prepare your kid’s physical and mental health for going back to school.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin will receive $370 million to remove lead pipes

    The federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will provide Wisconsin $370 million in funding to replace hazardous lead pipes. Wisconsin’s lead policy advisor explains why lead pipes remain a problem in Wisconsin and what the plan is to remove them.

  • How to prepare children for a new school year

    A new school year is quickly approaching. We check in with a pediatrics expert from UW Madison about how to best prepare children mentally and physically.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Brian Weaver Guest
  • Dr. Emily Ruedinger Guest

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