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Portland Water Bureau Takes Immediate Steps To Reduce Lead In Drinking Water

The Portland Water Bureau is taking immediate steps to reduce the amount of lead in the water at taps across the Portland metro area.

Improving Oregon Schools Starts With Plans, Stops At Dollar Signs

Oregon schools are required to submit healthy school plans, but a lack of funding and requirements mean big improvements to school buildings may be years off.

Search: Is There Lead In The Water At My Child's School?

OPB has collected lead test results from several school districts around the region. Check for your school in our database to see if it has elevated lead levels. 

4 Facts About Lead

About Lead In The Water

Communities across the Northwest were shocked recently to discover dangerously high lead levels in their water. How did this happen, and what’s being done to fix the problem? Find all of our coverage on this ongoing issue here, at