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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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Large construction projects are typically planned at least a year in advance.

Main repairs happen whenever and where ever they occur, often at night.

Water Quality Monitoring

An active monitoring plan helps track water quality throughout the watershed and across town.

Commitment to Sustainable Operations

The bureau integrates sustainability into its operations and tracks its carbon footprint every year.

Fish Habitat Restoration

Coho fry collected from the Little Sandy River.

Columbia South Shore Well Field

Groundwater is pumped from this facility to provide supplemental water to supply system, as needed.

Reservoir 2

These two intake towers withdraw cool water from the reservoir during summer.