GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
Installing and maintaining an efficient automatic irrigation system is often more complex than the average homeowner is prepared for. In-ground automatic sprinkler systems require regular maintenance, and sometimes hiring a knowledgeable irrigation contractor is the smart thing to do to ensure the irrigation system continues to perform.
The Portland Water Bureau has resources available to help customers select a qualified and knowledgeable irrigation contractor:
For further information on saving water outdoors or to request a hard copy of either of the documents mentioned above, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/water/efficiency or call 503-823-4527.
Water Efficiency Team
The westbound lane of SW Capitol Highway at the intersection of SW Terwilliger Boulevard will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday August 20, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm, not today, August 19, as reported last night. Workers will close the lane to begin repairs to a broken sewer pipe damaged during water main construction.
Flaggers are stationed to pass traffic through safely. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may suddenly stop. Alternate routes are encouraged for motorists to avoid traffic delays.
For more information, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/water/swcarolina.
The westbound lane of SW Capitol Highway at the intersection of SW Terwilliger Boulevard will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to begin repairs to a broken sewer pipe damaged during water main construction.
Flaggers are stationed to pass traffic through safely. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may stop suddenly. Alternate routes are encouraged for motorists to avoid traffic delays.
For more project information, visit: www.portlandoregon.gov/water/swcarolina.
On Friday, May 23, 2014, the Portland Water Bureau issued a citywide Drinking Water Advisory (boil water notice) to all of its customers telling them to boil their drinking water because of potential contamination.
While the Water Bureau always works to keep our drinking water clean and safe, we would also like to improve how we communicate important information to you in an urgent situation.
We want to hear from you about your experience during the Drinking Water Advisory in late May.
Please go to the link below and take a few minutes to complete a short survey. Among the questions, the survey will ask you how you received information and advice on what to do during the incident.
The Water Bureau will use this information to improve the ways we communicate with you and other residential and business customers in the future.
Please click on the following link to complete the online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PortlandDrinkingWaterAdvisory
For more information or if you have questions, please contact the Water Bureau Water Line at 503-823-7525.
On Saturday, August 16, the public is invited to southwest Portland’s Multnomah Village to celebrate “Multnomah Days.” An annual occasion, the event includes a parade, live music, and over 100 vendors showcasing art, food, crafts and other unique merchandise.
Portland Water Bureau staff also will be volunteering at the event to distribute water conservation information as well as materials for other sustainable City programs. These fun events present a great way for the Water Bureau to connect with the community as well as share water knowledge with the public.
Each year, volunteers from the Portland Water Bureau partner with several other City bureaus to provide information on the City’s multiple sustainability-focused programs. This united outreach effort, called "Your Sustainable City," offers a wide variety of information on transportation alternatives, water conservation, recycling, green building, parks services, and stormwater management.
Parking is limited. Citizens are encouraged to ride TriMet buses 44 and 45 or access the area by bicycle. For additional information about the event, visit the Multnomah Village website.