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.
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.
Groundwater system, skilled staff prevent water service disruption
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.