GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
The Bull Run watershed is the primary drinking water supply for the City of Portland and its wholesale customers. Water from the Bull Run serves more than 900,000 residents in the Portland metropolitan region.
The rainy weather has begun, a sure sign that fall is here! Now is a great time to prepare your garden and watering systems for the fall and winter seasons.
Portland's water quality is tested continually and meets or exceeds all federal standards.
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.
Portland's iconic Benson Bubbler drinking fountains run year round and provide fresh, Bull Run drinking water.
Large construction projects are typically planned at least a year in advance.
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.