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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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Seeing tea-colored drinking water? It is natural color from the forest.

Some Portland-area residents may be noticing a harmless discoloration from fine organic matter from the forest floor in the Bull Run Watershed.

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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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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - November 2022

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Heavy Rains Cause Turbidity in Bull Run; Water Shifted to 100 Percent Groundwater

Recent heavy rains and increased stream flows have contributed to a rapid increase in turbidity (organic material suspended in the water) in the Bull Run system.

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Portland Water Bureau to Begin Groundwater Augmentation

Groundwater: Here When We Need It

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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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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - July 2022

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Discolored Water in Southeast Portland Due to System Maintenance

Portland Water Bureau crews have cleared discolored water present in SE and SW Portland.

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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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Buy local. Eat local. Water, local.

If there’s anything the supply chain issues of the past couple years have taught us, it’s that local matters. Local businesses, local food production, and…local water?!

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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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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - June 2022

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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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City of Portland Infrastructure Bureaus Adopt Environmental Standards for Concrete

Cementing our commitment as a lower-emissions consumer.

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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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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - May 2022

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Improved corrosion control facility now online

Most significant treatment change in 24 years makes Bull Run water less corrosive to lead in the plumbing of some homes, buildings.

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Please welcome our new Customer Services Director, Quisha Light

The Portland Water Bureau is pleased to announce the hiring of Quisha Light, who will oversee our customer service operations.

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - April 2022

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