We provide free lead-in-water testing for residents, childcare providers, and schools. Learn how to request a free test kit on this page.
Requesting a kit takes about 5 minutes.
We offer free lead-in-water testing to Portland residents and residents in the service area of some surrounding water providers. Order a free test kit from the LeadLine or call 503-988-4000. The test kit includes instructions, sample bottles, a postage-paid return envelope, and an information card for you to fill out and return with the water sample. The LeadLine has an instructional video showing how to collect a water sample using your test kit.
Childcare facilities in Portland
We provide free lead testing for licensed in-home and center-based childcare providers in the Portland Water Bureau service area. Childcare providers can order free lead-in-water testing online or by calling 503-823-7525. Our lead testing program meets the requirements for state-mandated testing. Learn more about Oregon’s requirements at the Early Learning Division’s Lead Prevention & Testing page.
Public, private, and charter schools in Portland
We provide free lead testing and technical assistance to schools in the Portland Water Bureau service area. Request assistance or testing for schools by email (WBFacilities@portlandoregon.gov) or call 503-823-7525.