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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - September 2021

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Plan ahead for trips to Washington Park—Next phase in reservoir project requires road closure

Visitors to Washington Park, including the Portland Japanese Garden and Portland International Rose Test Garden, should plan for limited parking options in September due to construction near the new reservoir. Easy access to parking is available using Washington Park's free shuttle service.

Updated Traffic Advisory


Portland parks: Fun, beautiful, and water efficient

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Joint City Statement on Hate Crimes

Our core values as a City include anti-racism and equity. Every Portlander and everyone visiting our city deserves to be welcomed and to feel that they belong. They should encounter a Portland free of bias and hate, where they do not fear for their safety and security.

Press release


Brown lawns, clear skies: How Portland manages water in dry times

For Portlanders, conserving natural resources like water is part of our culture. Even though Portland is not facing a water shortage, drought is a growing concern around Oregon and the West, so it’s important to always protect our resources. 

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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - August 2021

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Groundwater: Here When We Need It.

Portland Water Bureau to begin groundwater augmentation.

Press release


Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - July 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.

News article


Portland Water Bureau Resumes Normal Operations As Chlorine Shortage Resolves

After a shortage threatened reliable shipments of chlorine to the West Coast and other parts of the country, the Portland Water Bureau has resumed normal operations. 

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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - June 2021

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Water is Flowing From Washington Park Reservoir!

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Portland Utility Bureaus Are Prepared for West Coast Chlorine Shortage

As the region experiences a chlorine supply shortage, Portland’s drinking water remains safe and wastewater treatment continues

Press release


Easy sprinkler tips for summer

Blog post


Cryptosporidium Monitoring Update

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

News article


Gresham Trestle Upgrade Project Update - June 2021

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Unidirectional Flushing team hits milestone 

Undirectional Flushing (UDF) is an important process we undertake to keep our system free of unwanted debris and ensure the quality of Portland's drinking water.

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