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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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  • Your Link to Water Bureau News Find the latest media releases & updates here.

The Portland Water Bureau‘s Public Information team is available to answer calls from the news media 24-hours a day, seven days a week. 

During business hours, reporters should contact Public Information Officer Jaymee Cuti at 503-823-8064.

Outside of business hours, all media calls will be answered by an on-call member of the Public Information team. Call the Public Information phone at 503-823-8064.

The Public Information team is available for media and public inquiries regarding:

  • Water main and hydrant breaks within the Portland service area

  • Disruptions to water service within the Portland service area

  • Water quality issues

  • Road closures and traffic advisories

  • Other urgent and emergency situations

Jaymee Cuti
E-mail | Desk: 503-823-3520 | Media Only Cell: 503-823-8064
Public Information Officer
Responsible for directing media relations, public relations, and informational efforts for the Water Bureau

Terry Black
E-mail | Desk: 503-823-1168 | Cell: 503-823-8978
Senior Community Outreach and Information Representative
Projects: Mt. Tabor Reservoir Disconnection, Interstate Renovation Project, Habitat Conservation PlanBull Run Watershed, Sandy Basin community liaison, Dodge Park, SW Carolina Mains Project: Phase 2, Hydrant Notification

Lindsay Wochnick
E-mail | Desk: 503-823-3028 | Cell: 503-823-8409
Senior Community Outreach and Information Representative
Projects: Powell Butte Reservoir 2, Kelly Butte ReservoirWashington Park Reservoir Improvements Project, employee communications, bureau Webmaster, bureau Social Media, Water Blog 

2015 Media Releases

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2013 Media Releases