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Portland Water Bureau

From forest to faucet, we deliver the best drinking water in the world.


1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204

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  • From Forest to Faucet... The Portland Water Bureau delivers the best water in the world.

  • Planning for the Future The Portland Water Bureau is actively working to understand climate change impacts to Portland's drinking water system.

  • Water Quality is One of Our Highest Priorities. Portland's water quality is tested continually and meets or exceeds all federal standards.

  • Portland Water Bureau Crews Ready to Respond to Water Emergencies 24/7 We are dedicated to providing Portland with a safe and reliable water supply. Maintenance & Construction crews are on standby, ready to respond 24-hours a day, seven days a week to repair broken water mains and address water emergencies.

  • Thirsty? Portland's iconic Benson Bubbler drinking fountains run year round and provide fresh, Bull Run drinking water.

  • Monthly Statement Billing Option is Here! Customers who choose to participate in this new program will also utilize our paperless billing program, known as e-bill, where your bills will be sent to you electronically via email.

  • Water Bureau Runs Groundwater Supply On June 11, the Water Bureau began using its groundwater wells in the Columbia South Shore Well Field to ensure adequate supplies of water to its customers while work on supply conduits from Bull Run is being completed. Learn more.

  • Keeping it Green Caring for your landscape in the summer doesn’t need to be difficult, time-consuming, or use a lot of water. Let us help with water efficient tips for lawn care.

Our Mission Statement

The Portland Water Bureau provides the highest quality water, customer service and stewardship of the critical infrastructure, fiscal, and natural resources entrusted to our care. We enhance public health and safety and contribute to the economic viability and livability of the Portland metropolitan region. We are a recognized leader among water service agencies across the country.


Dodge Park

Camp at historic Dodge Park, located at the confluence of the Bull Run and Sandy rivers. Book the community hall for your next family reunion. Reservations are available, click to
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