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2012 Media Releases

Media Release: Westside taps water is safe to drink: Boil water notice ends

Portland, OR -- Residents and businesses west of the Willamette River that have Portland water

Groundwater supply discontinued, Portland goes back to 100% Bull Run

Today the Portland Water Bureau is reactivating the Bull Run water supply and discontinuing its current run of groundwater supply from the Columbia South Shore Well Field (CSSWF).

Southeast Portland street to be realigned to add space for new Emergency Coordination Center

he City of Portland announces that construction work to realign one block of SE Bush Street, between SE 99th and SE 100th Avenues in Southeast Portland, will start the week of April 16, 2012. The street work will take about two months to complete.

Traffic Advisory for April 19, 2012

Repair work continues on 106 year old water main

Traffic Advisory for April 19, 2012 SW Naito Parkway

Water construction extended on SW Naito Parkway at SW Clay Street

Traffic Advisory for April 27, 2012

Weekend water work set for SW Naito Parkway at SW Clay Street

Traffic Advisory for February 15, 2012 Traffic signals will be out of service on SW Naito Pkwy

The traffic signals on SW Naito Parkway at the intersection of SW Harrison Street must be shut off for an emergency relocation of the signals? electrical conduit. Starting at 9:00 AM on Thursday, February 16, 2012

Traffic Advisory for February 15, 2012 Traffic signals will be out of service on SW Naito Pkwy

The traffic signals on SW Naito Parkway at the intersection of SW Harrison Street must be shut off for an emergency relocation of the signals? electrical conduit. Starting at 9:00 AM on Thursday, February 16, 2012

Traffic Advisory for January 23, 2012

Nighttime construction hours on SW Naito Parkway extended

Traffic Advisory for January 5, 2012

Traffic signals out of service on SW Naito Parkway at intersections of SW Clay and SW Market Streets

Traffic Advisory Update- May 15, 2012

Water construction extended on SW Market Street at SW Naito Parkway

Traffic Advisory Update: January 5, 2012

Traffic signal on SW Naito Parkway at SW Clay Street remains out of service

Traffic Advisory: Daytime water construction in two SW Naito Parkway intersections

Portland, OR ? Starting Tuesday, April 17 through Thursday, April 19, a contractor for the Portland Water Bureau will work in the intersections of SW Naito Parkway at SW Market Street and SW Clay Street near downtown Portland.

Media Advisory: Portland Water Bureau to Run Groundwater Supply System

On Monday, August 6, 2012, the Portland Water Bureau will begin blending ...

NEW RELEASE 10/24/12: Diesel spill inquiry completed; no contamination to drinking water found

The sub-surface investigation of the accidental release of approximately 269 gallons of diesel fuel discovered in May 2012 at the hydropower facility located at the base of Dam 2 in the Bull Run watershed has been completed...

News Release - Water project to impact section of SW 10th Avenue

A contractor for the Portland Water Bureau has started construction on a new section of supply of pipeline on SW 10th Avenue, near SW Chestnut Street.

News Release: Water construction to impact SW Naito Parkway over coming weeks

A contractor for the Portland Water Bureau has scheduled the final work on SW Naito Parkway to connect the new 36-inch diameter water supply pipeline to the existing pipelines.

Portland Water Bureau to run groundwater

The Portland Water Bureau shifts to water supply from Bull Run to Columbia South Shore Groundwater system due to high turbidity event

PORTLAND WATER BUREAU AND MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST

The public is invited to attend the Portland Water Bureau and Mt. Hood National Forest Bull Run working group meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the in the Bull Run conference room, 5th Floor Portland Building

Portland Water Bureau Obtains Water Treatment Variance

The Oregon Health Authority Drinking Water Program (OHA) today issued a final order granting the Portland Water Bureau?s request for a variance to the treatment requirements of the federal Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2).

Powell Butte Nature Park Center Parking Lot Closures

The Park Cener parking Lot, located at the top of the hill from the 162nd and Powell Blvd entrance to the Powell Butte Nature Park, will be closed either partially or completely for the rest of the year.

Traffic Advisory - May 14, 2012

Water construction extended on SW Market Street at SW Naito Parkway

Traffic Advisory for April 30, 2012

Water contractor needs more time on SW Naito Parkway

Traffic Advisory: May 11, 2012

Weekend water work moves to SW Market Street at Naito Parkway

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.