What is this Project?

This project increases system capacity to deliver high-quality drinking water from the Clackamas River to the communities of Lake Oswego and Tigard. Together these two communities can secure long-term access to clean, safe water for less than it would cost them to do it alone. Learn more...

Project News

Friday - November 21, 2014

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

Auger cast pile drilling resumed this week.

Utility work on Kenthorpe Way - expected to start next week

Portland General Electric (PGE) is expected to start installing the alternative electrical feed to the water treatment plant on Kenthorpe Way next week. Work is expected to take about four weeks to complete.

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Friday - November 14, 2014

Bonita Pump Station Construction Update

The Bonita Pump Station on SW Milton Court will see an increase in activity beginning in December.

Electrical Conduits & Pipe Installation

At the site, electricians are busy working on conduits under the pump station building pad and crews are installing water piping and encasements. Next week, crews will also begin installing 24 in. pipe onsite, working their way towards the meter vault. These pipelines connect the pump station to existing pipelines in Tigard.

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Friday - November 7, 2014

Pipeline Construction Update: Lake Oswego

Pipe construction near Laurel and Yates Streets, looking east. Crews must carefully work around existing utilities or move them to make room for the new pipe.

This update includes construction work in the following areas:

  • Iron Mountain Boulevard; Twin Fir Road, Upper Drive pavement striping and miscellaneous work
  • State Street/B Avenue intersection storm water pipeline installation (night work)
  • Laurel St. between Hallinan and Hwy 43 pipe work continues; Laurel Narrows main line pipe work is complete
  • Highway 43 nighttime construction began this week

For the most up to date information on construction and road closures, please visit work underway, call the hotline on 503-697-6502 or email lotwater@ci.oswego.or.us.

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Friday - October 31, 2014

Gladstone Pipeline and River Intake Construction Update

The two exterior “pods” will house electrical and mechanical/control equipment.

This update includes construction work in the following areas:

  • River Intake Pump Station (RIPS)
  • Gladstone pipeline work
  • Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) under the Willamette River in Meldrum Bar Park

For the most up to date information on construction and road closures, please visit work underway or contact us.

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Friday - October 24, 2014

Waluga Reservoir 2 (WR2) Construction Update

Crews work on the reservoir’s roof supports.

Roof shoring support has begun!

Now that the walls are complete, work has begun on the roof support. Next week, crews will continue to set-up roof shoring, and form the roof hatches and vents. They will also apply rubber along the top of the wall to help seal the reservoir once the roof is complete. The outside walls of the reservoir are set to be stripped and painted next week, however, this depends on the weather.

Beginning the first week of November, neighbors can expect to see several deliveries of steel in preparation for the final reservoir roof pour in mid to late November.

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