Arsenic and lead are more likely to impact the health of children. We have sampled and cleaned up child play areas in parks and at child care facilities. We sampled over 1,000 existing play areas. Free soil sampling is still available for new child care facilities.
For more information, please visit the Department of Ecology’s website for the Soil Safety Program or contact Amy Hargrove at (360) 407-6262 or Amy.Hargrove@ecy.wa.gov.