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How We're Using Climate Data to Look Toward the Future

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Building resiliency against climate change is a key element of our 5-year Strategic Plan.
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Part of our planning and preparedness work includes tracking climate data and exploring how a changing climate can affect our water supply.

Portland Water Bureau climate expert Kavita Heyn recently spoke with Matt Zaffino, meteorologist at KGW, about what we're doing to better understand what a warmer climate means for Portland's drinking water system. 

Climate change is a strategic risk identified in our 5-year Strategic Plan. A key focus over the next few years is to integrate climate change planning and awareness into multiple utility functions and operations.

Learn more about what we're doing to understand and plan for a changing climate.