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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - December 2021

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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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Temps are Dropping. We’re ready. Are you?

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Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Are you in need of holiday gift ideas this season? No need to worry, the Water Bureau has your back. Browse our Holiday Gift Guide and find ideas like locally-made tea kettles, reusable water bottles, Emergency Preparedness kits, and more!

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World Water Loss Day: Tackling Portland’s water loss

The holiday season is upon us. Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and of course, World Water Loss Day. Although World Water Loss Day isn’t celebrated with delicious food or presents, it is a day that brings people from across the globe together. Water utility managers and workers worldwide recognize Dece

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Improve the efficiency and safety of your cooling tower

Certain cooling tower upgrades may be eligible for a rebate that will pay 50% of the project costs, up to a maximum of $5,000. Before starting your project, contact water efficiency staff to ensure that it qualifies for a rebate.

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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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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - November 2021

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Elevated Lead Levels in Some Homes Underscore Need for the New Corrosion Control Facility Coming in Spring 2022

For more information, contact Public Information at 503-823-8064.

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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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Portland returns to Bull Run Water in less than 36 hours

Groundwater system, skilled staff prevent water service disruption

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Portland Water Bureau Transitions to Groundwater as Result of Storm Damage

The water remains safe to drink. The Portland Water Bureau operates a resilient water system, with two excellent supplies of water. Because of heavy rain in the Bull Run Watershed, we have switched to using our groundwater system.

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Love your throne on World Toilet Day

Hopefully our panic-buying toilet paper days are over. But, oh, the rush on a well-stocked TP aisle in the early weeks of the pandemic! Goes to show that when the $#!+ hits the metaphorical fan, we know what’s important: TOILETS. 

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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - October 2021

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - October 2021

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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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Trail Blazers season outlook, according to the Portland Water Bureau.

It’s October, which means Portlanders are gearing up for their new routine. Rainy days capped off with a Blazers game in the evening, a Portland tradition.

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Save up to $3,000 on a new ice machine for your business

Does your business use a water-cooled ice machine? If so, the Portland Water Bureau offers a rebate that pays 50% of the cost (up to $3,000) for replacing a water-cooled ice machine with an approved new ENERGY STAR-certified air-cooled model.

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Fall colors, green lawns

Even though it’s autumn and the rain has started to fall, it’s still a great time to think about your daily water consumption. Here are a few tips to keep your landscape resilient and efficient this season.

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