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...
Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership designed to be energy efficient, environmentally responsible and earthquake resistant
A year and a half shy of its projected completion date, the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership received a rebate check for more than $82,000 from Energy Trust of Oregon.
The check was in recognition of the project’s use of energy-efficient equipment — specifically the upgraded variable-frequency drives at its River Intake Pump Station that now require much less energy to pump water from the Clackamas River.
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The Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership has won the first place Savvy Award from the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) for its video about the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) process used to install 3,900 feet of water pipe under the Willamette River. The award was presented Sept. 10 during the 3CMA national conference in Atlanta.
Experience the dedication of the Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership’s cultural resources interpretive exhibit featuring educational signage and a sculpture created by the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
The next Oversight Committee meeting will be held Monday, September 14 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the Oswego Room at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego. All meetings are open to the public.
VFDs for the pump motors at the new intake
Being green is not easy, but the Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership was determined to incorporate energy-efficient elements in the design and construction of its $254 million water supply system.
In 2008, the cities of Lake Oswego and Tigard joined together to form a partnership to replace, upgrade and expand Lake Oswego’s old and undersized water supply system infrastructure, to ensure a long term, reliable supply of high-quality drinking water for both communities.