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Environmental Services requests public comment on proposed changes to the City’s Stormwater Management Manual

Environmental Services is proposing changes to the Stormwater Management Manual. The public can submit comments on the proposed revisions from July 15 to August 19, 2024.

Public notice


Get smart about irrigation this summer using these four tips

July is Smart Irrigation Month. Celebrate by using smart, water-efficient technologies that help save money and reduce water waste. Here are four ways to get started!

Blog post


How to keep your plants hydrated in the heat

Everyone needs to stay hydrated during heat waves--including plants! Follow these eight tips to keep your plants happy when its hot while using water wisely.

Blog post


Traffic Advisory: Water Bureau begins construction on Washington Park reservoir road restoration

Construction to build a reflecting pool on top of the new underground reservoir at Washington Park will impact local traffic within the park between late April and early November 2024.

Traffic Advisory


Four ways to keep your yard healthy and save water this summer

With summer officially upon us, it’s time to embrace the longer days and warmer weather here in Portland! As we prepare for summer barbecues and all things patio season, here are some tips to help you save water outdoors.

Blog post


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.