Portland is rich with urban rivers and streams. Everyone in Portland lives in a watershed, and many of our daily actions impact the health of our rivers and streams.
Portland is a leader in restoring urban waterways, using natural approaches to manage stormwater, and working to recover endangered species. Environmental Services is committed to protecting and restoring our watersheds for clean water, lower infrastructure costs, and to make our city more livable and healthy.
Did you know Portland has critical habitats for salmon and steelhead? Learn more!