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Portland Water Bureau

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


1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204

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Annual Aquifer Adventure attracts family-friendly pirates to the wellfield.

Families learn about protecting groundwater while paddling and exploring.

Cycle the Well Field

Learn about groundwater protection as part of the annual bicycle ride around the well field.

Groundwater Protection Area

Is your business or home in the protection area?

Provide input on proposed updates to groundwater protection requirements

Changes to the Columbia South Shore Well Field Wellhead Protection Area Reference Manual are being proposed for 2017.

Technical assistance and training are available.

Learn what groundwater protection laws mean for you.