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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Water, stormwater, and sewer

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News and Notices

Water Bureau crews cleared out discolored water in Southeast Portland after a pressure surge event

Residents in Sellwood, Westmoreland, and Brooklyn experienced discolored water on 6/11. This was due to a pressure issue in Sellwood that stirred up organic sediments that are always present in our water main pipes. Water Bureau crews flushed hydrants to resolve the issue.

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City Council gives green light to Portland Permitting & Development, officially creating new bureau

The City's new permitting bureau will officially launch July 1, with changes taking shape over the next 18 months.

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Construction and Maintenance

Construction is anticipated to start in the Summer of 2024 and will take up to four months to complete.
Project design began in 2019 and will continue through 2024. Construction is expected to begin in early March 2025 and will be completed by mid-February 2026.