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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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Easy Steps to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water & Household Plumbing

Lead is rarely found in Portland’s source waters, and there are no known lead service lines in the distribution system. For information on reducing lead exposure how to request a FREE lead-in-water test kit, visit

From Forest to Faucet...

The Portland Water Bureau delivers the best water in the world.

Need Help Paying Your Utility Bill? Looking For Ways to Reduce Your Bill?

The City of Portland offers financial assistance to qualifying customers.

Portland Water Bureau Crews Ready to Respond to Water Emergencies 24/7

We are dedicated to providing Portland with a safe and reliable water supply. Maintenance & Construction crews are on standby, ready to respond 24-hours a day, seven days a week to repair broken water mains and address water emergencies.


Portland's iconic Benson Bubbler drinking fountains run year round and provide fresh, Bull Run drinking water.

Water Quality is One of Our Highest Priorities

Portland's water quality is tested continually and meets or exceeds all federal standards.

WaterWise Tips for Fall

The rainy weather has begun, a sure sign that fall is here! Now is a great time to prepare your garden and watering systems for the fall and winter seasons.