Capital Improvement Project
Spring 2022 to winter 2023
The Water Bureau will upgrade the Hypochlorite Building at Washington Park Reservoirs. Aside from exterior doors, upgrades will happen inside the building. Built in 1981, this simple structure fulfills another critical role: allowing us to serve clean and safe water to the west side of Portland.
Construction from August 2021 to Spring 2022
Structural and/or maintenance upgrades for both tunnels to increase the integrity and longevity of both tunnels. Both tunnels will receive lighting upgrades also.
Water System Improvement Construction
Fall 2021 to Winter 2022
The Water Bureau is replacing three motor control centers in the Barbur Gibbs pump station. The motor control centers were installed in the 1960s and have reached the end of their useful life. The motor control center encases the electrical starters that control, monitor and protect the pump motors.