Lorie McFarlane

Lorie McFarlane

Lorie McFarlane is cofounder of Portland Advocates for Lead-free Drinking Water, which has been working with national safe drinking water coalitions since 2018.


Lead in Portland’s drinking water called ‘worse than Flint’

By: - October 27, 2023

Dangerous lead-contaminated drinking water has long been a serious concern for communities across the U.S., especially in my home city of Portland, where our water crisis has been referred to by one expert as “worse than Flint.” Families, often unwittingly, are faced with the devastating consequences of daily lead in water exposure in their homes, […]