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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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Industrial Pretreatment Program

Industrial Pretreatment


The Industrial Pretreatment Program protects Portland’s water resources, sewer treatment systems, and public health by working with commercial and industrial customers to control discharges of harmful pollutants to the environment.

About Industrial Pretreatment

Managing industrial discharges to Portland's sewer system

Annual Report

2014 Industrial Pretreatment Program Annual Report

Extra Strength Sewage Charge (ESSC) Program

Surchage added to user's water bill for wastewater discharges exceeding allowable BOD and/or TSS concentrations

ADCM Program

Alternative Discharge Control Mechanism Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Brochures, links and other resources for frequently asked questions

Batch Discharges

Requirements for discharges to the Portland sewer system

Submeter Program

For industrial and commercial customers (546kb PDF)