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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

MAILING ADDRESS: 1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Bill Inserts for Customers

Under Construction, for Clean Rivers

Construction work is happening in various areas of the city this fall as Environmental Services replaces or repairs aging sewer pipes. These projects will reduce the possibility of sewage releases into homes, streets, rivers, and steams. In addition, green infrastructure – such as green street planters and rain gardens – also plays an important role by filtering pollutants out of stormwater to protect our rivers and streams.

Photos of workers on construction sites

Be Patient, Be Safe!

Construction can be frustrating and disruptive, but it is temporary and necessary. You can help keep work crews safe: slow down, use caution, and be patient. Look out for signs and flaggers, and never drive, bike, or walk through closed construction sites. These guidelines apply for construction sites both large and small – from one person doing maintenance work on a storm drain to a large crew working with a 6-ton excavator.

Find information about Environmental Services projects at

Environmental Services inserts these informational flyers
in quarterly water-sewer-stormwater utility bills.

Under Construction for Clean Rivers—Be Patient, Be Safe

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Big Pipe, Big Difference

Download (PDF Document, 2,796kb)

What We Flush Matters

Download (PDF Document, 1,460kb)

Winter Rains Are Here

Download (PDF Document, 1,094kb)

Salmon in Our City

Download (PDF Document, 200kb)