Portland Area Cities Make Water Infrastructure a Top Priority

Mar 16

Portland Area Cities Make Water Infrastructure a Top Priority

The City of Portland and its nearby cities are in the process of several projects to rehabilitate identified problem areas in their sewer systems. Salem, the capital city of Oregon and approximately 47 miles from Portland, treats an average of 30 million gallons a day at the treatment facility, with increases during warmer months.  The current project for the city...

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Portland’s Rapid Growth Requires Greater Sewer Inspections

Dec 20

Portland’s Rapid Growth Requires Greater Sewer Inspections

The city of Portland has been ever increasing its population growth these last several years. It’s a busy and profitable time with homes being designed and built quickly in order to accommodate the faced-paced growth. There are hundreds of new homes and mid-rise apartment buildings sprouting up throughout the city. Tax-financing strategies to support investments...

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Portland’s Rebate Program for Tree Planting

Dec 23

Portland’s Rebate Program for Tree Planting

Portland has a keen eye for programs that perpetuate a healthy, sustainable environment. Currently the city is participating in a ‘Treebate’ program. Residents will be eligible for a credit to their city water and sewer bill if a tree is planted on residential property before April 30th. The credit will consist of half the purchase price per tree up to...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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