Environment & Natural Resources

The City of Salem protects public health, water quality, and the environment in a variety of ways. The most valuable natural resource in the world today is water. Salem is fortunate to have a high-quality, reliable, and abundant water source. Learn more about what the City of Salem is doing and what you can do to be good stewards of all of the natural resources in our community.

City of Salem Drinking Water Remains Safe to Drink

Water in Salem remains safe to drink despite the health advisory issued for Detroit Reservoir by the Oregon Health Authority.
What’s happening
May 28
Memorial Day Observance
May 30
Salem Strategic Plan Environmental Action Strategic Plan Work Group5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.Traffic Control Conference Room
Civic Center 555 Liberty ST SE RM 325
Salem OR 97301
Jul. 04
Independence Day
Sep. 03
Labor Day
Nov. 12
Veteran's Day Observance

Contact us

Public Works Dispatch
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