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Key Documents

In this section you will find key correspondence between the bureau and our regulators and partners, public presentations given by the bureau, as well as articles authored by bureau staff.


Oregon Health Authority (OHA) approving the Lead Hazard Reduction Program as optimal corrosion control treatment 
     November 18, 1997

Portland Water Bureau (PWB) requesting a meeting with OHA to discuss Lead and Copper Rule compliance 
     March 21, 2016

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to OHA regarding the March, 2016 letter from PWB to OHA 
     April 14, 2016

PWB to OHA proposing an improved corrosion control treatment schedule 
     September 8, 2016

EPA to OHA providing clarity on EPA's expectations with respect to optimized corrosion control treatment 
     September 9, 2016

OHA to PWB accepting the improved corrosion control treatment 
     November 4, 2016

 PWB to OHA proposing plan for interim actions for reduction of lead in water 
     December 2, 2016

OHA to PWB accepting the action items proposed in the Interim Lead Reduction Plan submitted December 2 
     January 24, 2017


PWB Presentations

Portland Water Bureau - Lead and Copper Rule Meeting with OHA and EPA 
     April 21, 2016

Portland Water Bureau - Lead and Copper Rule Meeting with OHA and EPA 
     August 22, 2016

Water Quality Update to City Council (Work Session) 
     October 11, 2016



Opinion editorial by Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish and Portland Water Bureau Director Michael Stuhr 
     October 9, 2016