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Like many cities in the United States, Portland is no different with our sewage system.  We merge rain runoff with raw sewage - and when it overflows, it does so in the [[Willamette River]].
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Residents of the city pay for rain water in their water bill.  The more it rains the higher the bill.
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==External Links==
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* USAToday: [http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/environment/2010-03-28-portland-sewers_N.htm?csp=usat.me Portland Sewers]
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[[Category:Public services]]

Latest revision as of 00:37, 14 October 2010

Like many cities in the United States, Portland is no different with our sewage system. We merge rain runoff with raw sewage - and when it overflows, it does so in the Willamette River.

Residents of the city pay for rain water in their water bill. The more it rains the higher the bill.


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