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Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

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

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Sewage leak near the Sunset Highway stopped

August 22, 2013

City maintenance crews finished temporary repairs Wednesday afternoon to stop a leak from a sewer line just south of the Sunset Highway about 300 yards west of the Washington Park Zoo exit off the Sunset. The city will design a project to permanently repair the pipe.

Wednesday morning, field crews discovered the leak and estimated the rate of release at about one gallon of sewage per minute. The sewage was flowing into a small, unnamed creek that drains to the Tanner Creek sewer, a storm sewer that empties into the Willamette River several miles away near NW Front and 9th avenues.

For more information contact Linc Mann, 503-823-5328.

 

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.