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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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Indoor Water Efficiency

  • Shave down your water use! Conservation Tip: Turn off the faucet when you shave or brush teeth!

  • Master the 5-minute shower Water Saving Tip: Shorter showers save water and energy!

Residential water use in Portland is about 52 gallons per person per day.


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


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


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


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


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.