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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.

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Test water quality, tour a 1929 dam, and learn how forests help protect drinking water during this full-day school field trip. Grades 3–12. 
Thanks for your interest in visiting the Bull Run Watershed. Find general tour information and sign up for our notification list to be notified of future tour dates.
Bull Run Watershed tours offer the unique chance to see firsthand how Portland's drinking water travels from forest to faucet. The majority of the day is spent in the Bull Run but starts with a short visit to the city's groundwater source, the Columbia South Shore Well Field.
The Portland Water Bureau is excited to provide water education programs for students grade 3–12 and the community. Field trips, classroom programs, and online learning are available.

Click on the links below to find out more about our educational programs.
You're invited to learn more about your drinking water! We hold events throughout the year for adults and families to see and learn about our drinking water sources.


The Water Bureau encourages teachers and students to get to know their water system. We have a number of activities available that cover topics ranging from water quality to water pressure and water conservation to fish.

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Are you a teacher looking for distance learning activities for your students? Are you a parent wanting to supplement your child's learning this year? Join our educators for some hands-on learning about Portland's two sources of drinking water.

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