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SPUR Spotlight: SAFE Transportation

Highlighting Portland's small businesses as they work through the COVID-19 pandemic

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Madison Trail Is Now Open

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Cryptosporidium Monitoring Update

Detections from routine monitoring in the Bull Run. Customers do not need to take any additional precautions at this time.

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Reflecting on a Historic Election 

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Gresham Trestle Upgrade Project Tree Removal - Fall 2020

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SPUR Small Business Spotlight: Escuela Viva

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - October 2020

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Wildfire: Not All Forests Are Created The Same

Different types of forests require different approaches to managing wildfire risk.

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Cryptosporidium Monitoring Update

Detections from routine monitoring in the Bull Run. Customers do not need to take any additional precautions at this time.

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Winter 2020–2021 bill insert

Want to know how to take care of your home plumbing? What to do if you live in a floodplain? Who you can call if you're having trouble paying your bill? It's all in this edition of your quarterly newsletter from the Portland Water Bureau and the Bureau of Environmental Services.

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SPUR Small Business Spotlight: DĀNWÈI CĀNTĪNG 

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Portland Water Stories - Bison Coffeehouse (VIDEO)

The Portland Water Bureau's SPUR (Small Business Utility Relief) Program helped dozens of businesses throughout the Metro area by providing credits to their utility bill accounts to help offset the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Water and Climate Change: Learning to Think and Plan Adaptively

How our Supply System Master Plan leans into uncertainty to prepare for different events that could impact our water system.

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Historical Climate Trends in the Bull Run Watershed

How analysis of climate trends informs our management of the Bull Run Watershed and the water system as a whole.

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Competition in the Bull Run: The Spotted Owl's Struggle with an Invasive Relative

Barred and spotted owls are in an unequal match-up as they vie for the same land, food, and nesting habitat to raise their young. And the invasive barred owls are winning, thanks to a few important advantages.

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

Building resiliency against climate change is a key element of our 5-year Strategic Plan.

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Pilot project shows water savings for customers

An innovative program helps save low-income customers money while reducing water use at the same time.

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Portland Water Bureau Recognized for Salmon Habitat Restoration

Balancing the needs of our customers while minimizing our ecological impact is paramount to our mission.

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