Flushing Pipes & Preventing Hazards: The temporary shutdown or reduced operation of a building and reductions in normal water use can create hazards for returning occupants, such as the growth and spread of Legionella and other harmful bacteria. Get guidance for reopening buildings after prolonged shutdown or reduced operation to ensure the safety of your occupants and building water system and devices. Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown or Reduced Use.
Beaverton receives federal WIFIA loan
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced an $81 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the city for water systems projects, saving Beaverton an estimated $31.3 million!
The loan will help finance a series of projects that will enhance the reliability and resiliency of our water system and meet the needs of a growing area. The projects will construct major transmission mains, new water connections, seismically resilient drinking water storage, and more. Project construction and operation are expected to create more than 500 jobs.
Beaverton Purple Pipe: The Beaverton Purple Pipe is a new water system that will route cleaned stormwater for irrigation and stream recharge to irrigate green spaces like parks, school grounds and yards.
Cooper Mountain Reservoir: This new 5.5-million-gallon water reservoir and associated improvements will serve existing development on the eastern slope of Cooper Mountain, new development underway in South Cooper Mountain, and future development in Urban Reserve Area 6B.
Providing safe and reliable drinking water
Beaverton is committed to providing safe, quality and reliable water to our customers. Your water travels about 20 miles by pipeline to the city’s storage reservoirs and then through a vast underground network of pipes to our homes, businesses, schools, parks and other community assets. Our water distribution system never stops, ensuring that you receive quality drinking water when and where you need it.
The city currently provides water to approximately 90% of Beaverton residents. Remaining residents are supplied water by Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) Opens a New Window. , Raleigh Water District Opens a New Window. , or the West Slope Water District Opens a New Window. .
Transition of Tualatin Valley Water District Customers
Water service transferred for approximately 4,300 Tualatin Valley Water District customers to the City of Beaverton. Read more about the transition.
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From Source to Tap, Where Our Water Comes From
In Beaverton, our primary source of drinking water is surface water from the upper Tualatin River that is provided via the Joint Water Commission (JWC) water treatment plant.
Water Quality Report
Each year, we collect and analyze thousands of water samples to ensure the city’s drinking water makes the grade. We’re proud that Beaverton’s water meets or exceeds all State of Oregon and federal Safe Drinking Water Act standards.
The Water Quality Report is also known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), and the two terms, CCR and Drinking Water Quality Report are used interchangeably to identify the same document.
Have a water quality question?
Water Quality Hotline at 503-526-2208