GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
MAILING ADDRESS: 1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
Our maintenance and construction crews are ready 24/7 to respond to water emergencies all over the metro area. Workers can be spotted wearing brightly-colored vests and hard hats that alert motorists and bicyclists to use caution when approaching work zones. With warmer weather just a few weeks away, summer construction season is almost here, and you’ll be seeing more orange around town.
This summer, please be on alert when you see fluorescent-clad crews working in the street.
The Portland Water Bureau recommends the following safety tips for motorists and bicyclists to keep in mind when observing bright orange signs, cones, barricades, utility workers, and traffic flaggers:
Use these safety tips this summer (and all year round) to keep you, other drives, bicyclists, and our workers safe.