The Raleigh Water District remains unaffected by the City of Portland’s notice, which has been lifted. The following information is provided for customers of the Portland Water Bureau and other local water districts:
Tap water is safe to drink for all customers of the Portland Water Bureau. Customers of the Burlington, City of Gresham (North of I-84), Lake Grove, Lorna Water, Palatine Hill, Rockwood, Tigard Water Service Area (including Durham, King City and Bull Mountain), Valley View and West Slope Water Districts may now drink tap water without boiling it first.
Boil Water Notice Frequently Asked Questions
Raleigh Water District is currently unaffected by the boil-water notice issued by the Portland Water Bureau on 5/23/2014.
Detailed maps, fact sheets and additional information can be found on the Water Bureau’s website or by calling Portland Water Bureau Customer Service at 503-823-7770.
We are a participant in a regional Joint lead Monitoring Program, which found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes and buildings. Lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Please read this information closely to see what you can do to reduce lead in your drinking water.
Reducing Your Exposure to Lead (PDF)
The City of Portland has published the annual Water Quality Report for 2013, which is available online from the Portland Water Bureau website. The Raleigh Water District is a wholesale customer of Portland, and is covered under their report.
The Portland Water Bureau has issued a boil-water alert for their customers located West of the Willamette River. However, Raleigh Water District is not affected by this announcement.
The City of Portland has provided a map of the affected area, and further information can be found on the Portland Water Bureau Website.