GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
Main repairs happen whenever and where ever they occur, often at night.
An active monitoring plan helps track water quality throughout the watershed and across town.
The bureau integrates sustainability into its operations and tracks its carbon footprint every year.
Coho fry collected from the Little Sandy River.
Groundwater is pumped from this facility to provide supplemental water to supply system, as needed.
These two intake towers withdraw cool water from the reservoir during summer.
Portland's water system has been in place since 1895.
While the system parts have grown throughout the years, many of the basics have stayed the same.
Learn more about what it takes to to get water to your tap -- from forest to faucet!
Portland drinking water supply and operations.
Learn about water treatment and testing of your drinking water.
Info on the bureau's efforts to comply with EPA LT2 regulation
Find out about construction projects being completed by the Portland Water Bureau
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Commissioner Randy Leonard: "Hydroelectric Power is the best dam bureau in the City."