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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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Fish and Wildlife

The Bull Run is home to more than 250 species of fish and wildlife. The lower Bull Run River is home to four fish species that have been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act and include fall and spring Chinook salmon, winter-run steelhead, and coho salmon.

The major species of wildlife in the Bull Run include deer, elk, cougar, black bear, and rodents. This heavily forested ecosystem does not provide much food for these species, so the number of animals per acre in the Bull Run is estimated to be quite low.

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.