City of Portland Ends Boil-Water Notice

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:

As of 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 24, the Boil Water Notice issued on May 23, 2014 is lifted:

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

Important Information About Lead in Your Drinking Water

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)