Water Resources

**You can now pay your Stormwater Service Charge online!** 

Upcoming Events

Urban Runoff 5K 

Green Neighbor Family Festival

On Saturday, April 23, 2016 the City will be hosting the 5th Annual Urban Runoff 5K Race, followed by the Green Neighbor Family Festival. The race and festival help to raise awareness of water pollution and raise money to support clean water education in local schools. Participants can register individually or they can form a team. Several local communities and businesses have registered teams in previous years. We look forward to you joining us!

Please click links above for more information on these events

In Portland, we’re lucky to have water resources at our door step - Stroudwater and Fore Rivers, Back Cove, Capisic Pond, Casco Bay. Clean water is important to our economy and way of life.
The City and our partners work hard to ensure clean water. When it comes to keeping our rivers, streams, and bays clean, everyone plays an important role.

Follow the links on the left to learn about what the City is doing and what you can do to keep water clean.
Map of Portland, Maine by Neighborhood
  1. Portland to Host International Stormwater Management Conference Next Week

    The International Low Impact Development Conference, a three-day event held in a different city around the country each year, will take place in Portland from August 29-31 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay. The conference is attended by 300-500 engineers... Read on...
  2. July 28 Baxter Woods Pond Project Public Meeting Postponed

    The City of Portland Public Works Department would like to inform you that the Neighborhood Meeting that was scheduled to discuss the Baxter Woods Pond project on July 28, 2016 has been postponed indefinitely. Read on...
  3. City’s Successful Street Sweeping Program Collects 1,000+ Tons of Debris to Protect Casco Bay

    Cleaner streets = a cleaner bay. Portland's successful street sweeping program has collected a total of 1,108 tons of debris thus far in 2016 from across the city. This collection is critical to protecting Portland’s water quality from pollution. Read on...
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