Partnership representatives Joel Komarek and Terry Buchholtz accept ACRA award from Duane Peter, ACRA president.
September 28, 2016
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.
The path from Parkhill Street to the reservoir site will be closed.
Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update
This summer, design and permitting was completed for the project to replace the roof and columns of the Waluga Reservoir 1 (WR1). The Lake Oswego Council recently awarded Ward Henshaw Construction Company Inc. (Ward Henshaw) the construction contract for the project. Ward Henshaw is the contractor that recently built the new Waluga Reservoir 2.
Construction Starting Soon
Starting next week, crews expect to begin preliminary site activities, to prepare for construction. This includes installing tree protection fencing, erosion control measures and mobilizing equipment to the site. Construction is set to begin in early-mid October and be complete in spring 2017.
Tap water is the most important thing in our lives. It provides public health protection, fire suppression, drives our economy and supports the quality of life we enjoy.
Most Americans take water, and the systems that bring it to and from homes and businesses, for granted. We turn on the tap, and safe drinking water reliably comes out. We flush the toilet, and don’t have to think twice about where it goes.