Public Works

Public Works provides essential services to the citizens of Portland in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.  Our dedicated employees strive to build, maintain, and operate public infrastructure in a professional and economical manner while respecting the environment and preserving these assets for succeeding generations. The public works department includes the Natural Gas Department, Water Distribution, Water Treatment, Sanitation Department, Sewer Collections, Waste Water Treatment, and the Street Department.