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The Portland Water Bureau is dedicated to providing our customers with information to make decisions to reduce exposure to lead in water. Through Portland’s Lead in Water Education and Testing Program, you can learn more about:
In this section, you will find:
In Portland, the most common source of lead in water is home plumbing.
Residents, childcare facilities, and schools are eligible for free lead-in-water testing.
Flushing your water, low-lead fixtures, and filters can reduce exposure to lead in water.
Educational brochure on how to reduce exposure to lead.
The “3Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools” provides recommendations from the EPA on how to address lead in school drinking water systems.