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Upcoming Events



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​Maine Stormwater Conference October 23-24, 2017


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.
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  1. Forest Avenue Detention Area Construction Notice

    The City would like to notify you of an upcoming project on Forest Avenue near Baxter Woods. The intent of the project is to modify an existing drainage inlet which currently drains into our combined sewer system within Forest Avenue. Read on...
  2. Deering Street Sewer Separation continues

    Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the Deering Street project. As a reminder, this project will separate the existing combined sewer in the street and is related to the City’s Clean Water Act compliance goals. Read on...
  3. Woodford Street Sewer Separation Project Update

    On Monday, March 27th, D&C Construction, will begin installing a new storm drain into Woodford St at Clifton St. Beginning Tuesday, March 28th, Woodford St between Forest Ave (at Grace St) and Vannah Ave will be closed to all but local resident traffic. Read on...
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