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Portland Water Bureau

  • What matters most to you about your drinking water? Take this 5-minute survey. Your feedback will help guide the Water Bureau treatment team as they make project decisions about Bull Run water treatment.

  • Need Help Paying Your Utility Bill? Looking For Ways to Reduce Your Bill? The City of Portland offers financial assistance to qualifying customers.

  • Portland Water Bureau Crews Respond to Water Emergencies 24/7 We are dedicated to providing Portland with a safe and reliable water supply. Maintenance & Construction crews are on standby, ready to respond 24-hours a day, seven days a week to repair broken water mains and address water emergencies.

  • Easy Steps to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water & Household Plumbing Lead is rarely found in Portland’s source waters, and there are no known lead service lines in the distribution system. For information on reducing lead exposure how to request a FREE lead-in-water test kit, visit

  • Information on Cryptosporidium Information about background and next steps in the Water Bureau’s process for complying with the treatment requirements for Cryptosporidium.

  • WaterWorks is an interactive lookup tool where you can learn about planned water improvements and unplanned repairs in your neighborhood.

  • Water Quality is One of Our Highest Priorities Portland's water quality is tested continually and meets or exceeds all federal standards.

Water Blog

Read the water bureau's nationally-recognized blog.