GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
The Water Bureau delivers water service to Portland residents and businesses. Water rates are based on the cost of providing service to residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and wholesale customers. Water bills pay for:
The average single family residential monthly bill for water service increased 3.6% on July 1, 2013. The monthly water bill for the typical single family residential customer using 5 ccf a month in fiscal year 2013-2014 is $27.61. The city adjusts water rates annually on July 1.
With the volume rate $3.441 per ccf = 2.17 gallons cost a penny.
The City Council Ordinance on water rates is available on the Auditor's website.
Charge for daily services
Learn about the sewer portion of your bill.
Find information about BES's Clean River Rewards program.
Bills may be estimated if readings cannot be obtained.
PDF on Auditor's website.
Paying for an investigation into the extent and nature of Portland Harbor contamination.
Based on how much water you used
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