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Phone: 503-823-7740

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1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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Temporary repair stops Marquam Gulch sewage release

News Release

September 2, 2014

City of Portland maintenance crews stopped a sewage release in Marquam Gulch near Marquam Nature Park on Saturday night, August 30, 2014,

On Saturday morning, maintenance crews verified the release from a broken sewer pipe in a ravine near 1400 SW Broadway Drive. They completed temporary repairs to stop the release on Saturday night. The city will design a project to permanently repair the sewer pipe.

For more information contact Linc Mann, 503-823-5328.

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration.