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Emergency 24-hour Public Information Officer Cell Phone
The Water Bureau maintains an emergency cell phone (503) 823-8064 for the news media that can be accessed after regular business hours.
This number is available for media with inquiries regarding:
For questions about Portland Water Bureau construction projects inside the city limits, please contact Tim Hall, Public Information & Involvement Manager, at 503-823-6926 or (cell) 503-381-0056. For projects in the Bull Run watershed, contact Terry Black, Senior Public Information Coordinator, at 503-823-1168.
For media inquiries after business hours regarding non-emergency issues, please contact Tim Hall on his cell number.
The sub-surface investigation of the accidental release of approximately 269 gallons of diesel fuel discovered in May 2012 at the hydropower facility located at the base of Dam 2 in the Bull Run watershed has been completed...
A contractor for the Portland Water Bureau has started construction on a new section of supply of pipeline on SW 10th Avenue, near SW Chestnut Street.
On Monday, August 6, 2012, the Portland Water Bureau will begin blending ...
Portland, OR -- Residents and businesses west of the Willamette River that have Portland water
A contractor for the Portland Water Bureau has scheduled the final work on SW Naito Parkway to connect the new 36-inch diameter water supply pipeline to the existing pipelines.
he City of Portland announces that construction work to realign one block of SE Bush Street, between SE 99th and SE 100th Avenues in Southeast Portland, will start the week of April 16, 2012. The street work will take about two months to complete.
The Park Cener parking Lot, located at the top of the hill from the 162nd and Powell Blvd entrance to the Powell Butte Nature Park, will be closed either partially or completely for the rest of the year.
The public is invited to attend the Portland Water Bureau and Mt. Hood National Forest Bull Run working group meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the in the Bull Run conference room, 5th Floor Portland Building
The Oregon Health Authority Drinking Water Program (OHA) today issued a final order granting the Portland Water Bureau?s request for a variance to the treatment requirements of the federal Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2).
The Portland Water Bureau shifts to water supply from Bull Run to Columbia South Shore Groundwater system due to high turbidity event