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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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  • Water Quality is Our #1 Priority.

    Portland's water quality is tested continually and meets or exceeds all federal standards.

  • Let's Not Waste That Trip!

    From forest to faucet, each drop of water travels a long way to reach your home. Be water efficient inside and outside your home!

  • 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.

  • Best Practices for Outdoor Irrigation

    Here in the Portland metro area, water consumption is at its highest during the summer months due to outdoor watering. Oftentimes this is because people don’t know how much water their landscape needs. Let us help!

  • Thirsty?

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

  • Planning for the Future

    Large construction projects are typically planned at least a year in advance.

  • Trillium bloom in the Bull Run watershed

    Did you know that 250 species of plants and animals thrive in the watershed?

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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