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A drinking fountain at Rose City Park School in Portland has been closed because elevated levels of lead were found in some schools' water. Districts around Portland are also testing their water to make sure it is safe.

Oregon Maps School Lead Levels

Oregon health officials released an interactive map Wednesday showing which schools have tested their water for lead, and which have not. 






A sign hangs over a closed-off drinking fountain at Lleweyn Elementary School in Southeast Portland. Portland Public Schools shut off drinking water May 27. The district is distributing free bottled water to students.

UO, PPS Find More Lead In School Buildings

The University of Oregon has announced the discovery of lead in residence hall drinking water. Portland Public Schools found lead, likely from paint, in two classrooms. 




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