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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Heavy Rain Causes Flood Delays in Portland

Nov 05

Heavy Rain Causes Flood Delays in Portland

Recently, heavy rains caused numerous reports of flooded intersections and stalled cars on area roads and flooded basements and storm drains. Portland emergency crews scrambled to respond to the high water concerns and cautioned drivers not to attempt to drive through intersections with standing water. Flood advisories were issued for much of western Oregon by the...

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Portland’s Progress in Sewer Rehabilitation

Oct 06

Portland’s Progress in Sewer Rehabilitation

The City of Portland is working on several underground pipeline projects for its residents. Over one-third of Portland’s 2,500 miles of sewer pipes are more than 80 years old and in need of repair. The Environmental Services has nearly finished a project to replace 3,000 feet of sewer main along Highway 43 from the Riverview Pump Station south to SW Riverwood Road....

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