1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1000, Portland, OR 97204
Environmental Services collects water samples from the river monthly at three locations to analyze long-term water quality trends for nutrients, metals and bacteria. From May to October, field staff also collect weekly samples from five Willamette River public access points to give recreational users more frequent information about bacteria levels.
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.