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Seeing yellow or green-tinted drinking water? It is natural color from the forest.

Residents around the Portland-area may be seeing a slight, yellow or green color in the water. This color is a lingering result of the heavy rains in early December. This is a harmless discoloration from fine organic matter from the Bull Run Watershed.

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Portland transitions to primary water source, the Bull Run Watershed

Our secondary groundwater source provided supplemental water supply after long, dry summer.

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Preparing for the future: Enhancing our system’s resilience to wildfire with filtration

At the Water Bureau we’re always looking to the future and proactive ways to ensure our drinking water stays safe and plentiful. The new filtration facility is a key step to enhance our supply resilience to wildfire and extreme weather events.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

September 12, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

September 7, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

September 5, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

August 31, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

August 30, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

August 29, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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Portland Water Bureau monitoring spread of Camp Creek Fire. Portland’s drinking water remains safe.

August 28, 2023 update on the Camp Creek Fire.

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