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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Water Bureau

From forest to faucet, we deliver the best drinking water in the world.

Customer Service: 503-823-7770


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Leak Detection

  • Helpful how-to videos How-to videos for checking for toilet leaks, repairing leaks, how to read a water meter, and more

How to read your water meter

Step by step instructions for how read your water meter

How to check a toilet for leaks

Step by step instructions for how to use dye to test a toilet for leaks

Brochure: How do I find a leak?

Instructions for how to use your water meter to find a leak

Underground Leaks

Learn how to determine if you have an underground leak.

Brochure: How to fix a toilet leak

Brochure: Yes! You can fix a leaky toilet!

Faucet Leaks

Brochure on how to fix a leaky faucet

Water Conservation How-to Videos

Videos with step-by-step instructions on finding leaks and saving water indoors and outside.

Commercial Leak Detection - Equipment Malfunction

Learn how to identify leaks resulting from equipment malfuncions in commercial settings.