What is this Project?

This project creates a reliable water system that delivers high-quality drinking water from the Clackamas River to the communities of Lake Oswego and Tigard. Learn more...

The new drinking water treatment method is conventional filtration plus ozone. Learn more... The new water system is the most earthquake resilient in Oregon. Learn more... It isn't easy being green, but the new system is sustainable and energy efficient. Learn more...

Project News

Monday - October 10, 2016

Work underway at the WR1 site

A crane arriving to help set up scaffolding.

Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update

Tree protection fencing and erosion control measures have been established at the reservoir site. A small construction trailer has been set up for contractor personnel. Equipment is also arriving, including a crane to help set up scaffolding, and shoring to support the WR1 roof before demolition begins. Crews are setting up a work platform around the perimeter of the tank, and will begin placing shoring material inside the tank over the coming weeks.

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Thursday - October 6, 2016

Walls taking shape for ozone buildings!

Placing wall forms in a serpentine pattern for the ozone basin.

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

Information about onsite work is outlined below. Please note, schedules are subject to change.

Ozone system – northeast of site

All slabs have been poured for the two remaining structures: the ozone generator building and ozone basin. Over the last few weeks, crews have been working hard to place the wall forms in a serpentine pattern for the new ozone contactor basin. The first wall pour occurred today (pictured above). The next wall pour is expected to occur late next week or early the following week.

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Wednesday - September 28, 2016

Partnership Wins 2016 American Cultural Resources Association Industry Award

Partnership representatives Joel Komarek and Terry Buchholtz accept ACRA award from Duane Peter, ACRA president.

September 28, 2016

In the news...

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – The Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership recently won a 2016 American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) Industry Award-Public Sector for outstanding commitment to protecting cultural resources, as part of construction of a $254 million water project.

The award was presented during a ceremony at the ACRA annual conference in Palm Springs, California on September 19.

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