BES manages Portland’s wastewater and stormwater infrastructure to protect public health and the environment.
BES is a mission-driven, high-performance organization, leading the City in preserving and restoring the health of Portland’s watersheds.
Our customers and partners
Portlanders’ sense of connection to their waterways
Conscientious stewardship of our watersheds, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and financial resources
A diverse, collaborative, healthy, and engaged workforce
Leadership among our employees and in our City and community
Equity in our workplace, business practices, and service delivery
Clear communication and transparency
Innovative, sustainable, and resilient solutions