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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

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

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  • Environmental Services Protecting public health and the environment

  • Customer Services Sewer rates, required connection programs, stormwater discounts

  • Wastewater Treatment Operating and maintaining wastewater and stormwater collection and treatment facilities

  • Engineering Services Sewer design, construction and repair

  • Watershed Services Watershed health, sustainable stormwater management

  • Pollution Prevention Industrial permitting, sampling, lab analysis, pollution investigation

Our Mission Statement

Environmental Services protects public health, water quality and the environment. We provide sewage and stormwater collection and treatment services to accommodate Portland's current and future needs. We protect the quality of surface and ground waters and conduct activities that plan and promote healthy ecosystems in our watersheds.

City Green Blog View all »

  1. Mar 3

    Alien Plant Invader: Lesser celandine is back

    Don't be fooled by the attractive blooms

  2. Feb 26

    SLOUGH 101: Saturday, March 14

    Learn about North and Northeast Portland's unique waterways

  3. Feb 25

    Streamlining Agreement Turns 12

    The collaborative approach increases efficiency and makes regulatory decisions more consistent

  4. Feb 24

    Get a little dirty for a cleaner Johnson Creek

    Epic environmental restoration day needs your help!

  5. Feb 19

    Five Years of Revegetation at Mt Tabor Park

    Since 2011, program partners have planted more than 2,500 native trees and 30,000 native shrubs in the historic park

Coho Salmon

Thanks to stream restoration efforts, coho salmon are back in Crystal Spring Creek for the first time in a generation. Watch a video of a pair of coho spawning in the southeast Portland creek.

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