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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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Special Information

New Banners

Banners in park

Foundation Slab Preparation

Preperation for slab pour 

Perperation for slab pour 

Preperation for slab pour



Washington Park Photos

Aerial Photo

November 6, 2018

August 2016 site photo

August 2016, the start of construction

 Januay 2018 Aerial Photo 

January 2018, aerial photo

Full Construction Site View, April 2018

April 2018, current aerial photo

July 2016 Upper Reservoir

July 2016, upper reservoir

January 2018 Upper Reservoir

January 2018, upper reservoir

April 2018, Upper Reservoir

April 2018, current upper reservoir

1897 Photo of Washington Park Reservoir

1897 photo of Reservoir 4 (lower reservoir)

 1894 Washington Park Reservoir construction

1894 photo of the original construction

Tour listening to engineer explaining the project

October 2017, project engineers explain the project to a community tour group

 Lighting strike, tree fire in site

October 2017 photo of a tree near the site struck by lighting. The tree has been removed by Parks.

 Toe block excavation

January 2018 photo of toe block exavation.

Design & Construction Presentation

PowerPoint Presentation

Tower Crane Information

Photo and text describing the tower crane