Portland Stormwater

Client Portland City Attorney
[2010] Create an 8-minute video describing a section of the City of Portland’s stormwater system. The video uses a mix of footage, maps, and custom 3d animation to explain how the City’s system works and its development history.
“Everyone on the team was mightily impressed with your knowledge, responsiveness, and quick uptake on the details.”
— Nanci Klinger, Deputy City Attorney
  • Aerial view of a combined sewer main, and the diversion structure that provides a connection to the interceptor pipe.
  • Cutaway view of the diversion structure. A concrete dam called a weir directs flow to the interceptor pipe.
  • View from below the diversion structure shows the connection to the interceptor pipe.
  • Aerial view of the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) tunnel that directs excess stormwater to the treatment plant instead of the river.