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The pilot program is being launched to safely dispose of human waste and wastewater from RVs on city streets and prevent environmental contamination
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News for the spring: upgrades to your drinking water treatment, what to do if you're having trouble paying your bill, the benefits of gardening with native plants, and more.
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The City of Portland adopted 2020 editions of the Stormwater Management Manual (SWMM) and Source Control Manual (SCM). The new editions of the manuals are in effect starting Dec. 14, 2020.
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Environmental Services held the first council reading for Title 17.38 on Oct. 7 and second council reading on Oct. 14. The 2020 Stormwater Management Manual will be in effect later this fall.
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Want to know how to take care of your home plumbing? What to do if you live in a floodplain? Who you can call if you're having trouble paying your bill? It's all in this edition of your quarterly newsletter from the Portland Water Bureau and the Bureau of Environmental Services.
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In an effort to prevent tear gas residue and other pollutants from reaching the Willamette River, the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services is planning today to clean six storm drains around the Multnomah County Justice Center and the Mark O. Hatfield federal courthouse.
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Environmental Services will begin construction this week on an urgent sewer repair project on N Mississippi Avenue, affecting travel between N Shaver and Fremont streets during weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and some Saturdays.
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Environmental Services reminds the public to only flush the 3Ps – toilet paper, pee, and poo. Any other material – such as cleaning wipes, “flushable” wipes, and paper towels – can cause clogs and sewer overflows that further impact public health and our environment.
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The Portland Water Bureau is sharing updates, including adjusted Customer Service hours, how to pay your water bill, water quality information, and more.
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Out of concern for our customers and staff, the Portland Water Bureau will be closed to walk-in customers starting Monday, March 16 at our Interstate location at 664 N. Tillamook St.