City Reports on Water Tests Were Incomplete, State Says

New York City violated federal drinking water rules over the past six years by supplying incomplete results from its annual tests for lead, state health officials said yesterday. The complete results now show that the city's tap water had slightly more than the allowable levels of lead from 2000 through 2002, the Health Department officials said, but they stressed that there was no significant threat to public health.

By IAN URBINA

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