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Portland Water Bureau

From forest to faucet, we deliver the best drinking water in the world.

GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204

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Indoor Water Efficiency

  • Residential water consumption in Portland is around 60 gallons per person per day.

Toilets

Learn about how much your leaky or old toilet is costing you

Faucets

Bathroom and kitchen faucets account for 16% of the water used in an average residence.

Shower/Bath

Showers and baths use 19% of the water in an average household

Dishwashers

Find out how to conserve water while doing the daily dish load.

Laundry

Find out more about water efficient washing machines and laundry practices

Home Water Use Audit

Performing an audit on your water use will help you understand where you can start saving the most water.

Heartbleed Security Notice

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