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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1000, Portland, OR 97204

Fact Sheets and Brochures

A Paddler's Access Guide to the Columbia Slough

Information about paddling on the Columbia Slough

After the Flush

Information about wastewater treatment in Portland

Clean Boating Tips

Tips for being a responsible boater and keeping the environment clean

Clean River Rewards

Information about Portland's stormwater discount program

Construction Projects and Sewer Charges

City requirements for construction projects that discharge water to the sewer system.

Contracting Opportunities Brochure

Environmental Services contracting opportunities for minority, women-owned and emerging small businesses

Cut Through the FOG

October 2011 fact sheet

Ecoroof Questions and Answers

Answers to common questions about ecoroofs and a guide to ecoroof resources

Environmental Services Brochure

General information about the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services

Food Service Industry Stormwater Best Management Practices

Environmentally responsible practices for the food service industry

Gardening with Native Plants Poster

Photos of plants native to the Portland area and where to find them

Handling Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG)

Best management practices for the food service industry

Hawthorne Hostel Rainwater Demonstration Project

Information about stormwater retrofit projects at the Hawthorne Hostel in southeast Portland

How to Avoid the Flood

Lents flood detours, Johnson Creek safety Information and sandbag locations in English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese and traditional Chinese

How To Build A Rain Barrel

A guide to building your own barrel

Industrial and Commercial Submeter Program

Learn how to save money on sewer charges

Installing Your Private Sewer Line

Connection requirements and working with private contractors

Integrating Stormwater Into the Built Environment

Learn about stormwater management techniques that mimic natural systems

Invasive Plants Poster

How to identify and remove invasive plants common to the Pacific Northwest

Pools, spas and clean rivers

Environmentally safe tips for cleaning your pool or spa

Portland Ecoroof Tour Map

Where to find Portland ecoroof projects

Portland Sewer System Guidelines for Homeowners and Homebuyers

Information about sewer connections and the sewer system

Report All Spills

Help stop pollution

Safe Roof Moss Control

Control moss without polluting rivers and streams

Sewer Connection Assistance Program Application

Download the application form

Sewer Work in the Public Right-of-Way (ROW)

Connections or repair work

Stormwater Landscape Swales

This poster shows the natural way to reduce and clean water from parking lots and roads

The City's Role in the Portland Harbor Cleanup

Details about the city's Portland Harbor Superfund Program

Wanted: Dead English Ivy

Why English ivy is a destructuve, invasive plant and what to do about it