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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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WIFIA financing for Bull Run Treatment Projects will save ratepayers millions and help shape Portland’s future

The Water Bureau has secured federal financing that provides significant benefits for Portland ratepayers while making important long-term improvements to the Bull Run water system.

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Emerio Design: Dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community

Thanks to hard work and a commitment to the City of Portland’s equity contracting goals, Emerio Design is tackling their biggest civil engineering and surveying projects yet and improving the quality of life of our community with the Bull Run Filtration Project.

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Contracts approved! Now it’s time to design the pipes

City Council authorize contract with Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. for Design Services and the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) procurement method for the filtration pipelines.

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Caring for our customers now—and tomorrow—through wise infrastructure investments

As we invest in the Bull Run Treatment Projects, we're committed to keeping water affordable by taking advantage of low-interest rate financing, managing costs closely, and offering assistance to customers who could use help paying their bill.

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