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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

What You Shouldn't Flush

Don't Flush This

Things that should never go down the drain

What Not to Flush Video

Take a look at a baby wipe-related sewer problem

Will it Flush?

Find out in this video from the Water Environment Federation

Keeping Grease Out of Sewers at Home

How to keep FOG out of your sewer pipes

Cut Through the FOG

Fats, oils and grease (FOG) information for Portland food service establishments

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.