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Monday - October 31, 2011

Robinwood Neighborhood open house update

Robinwood Neighborhood open house update

Open HouseLake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership shared the latest design for the planned upgrade to the Partnership’s water treatment plant located in West Linn’s Robinwood neighborhood at an Open House held on October 27, 2011. The design incorporates many suggestions provided by neighbors of the water treatment plant over the last year.

The design presentation is available for download below.

Friday - October 28, 2011

Pipeline Design Underway

Pipeline Design Underway

Project Designers Work to Determine Pipe Locations

The Partnership's designers are designing the project's pipeline from the Clackamas River in Gladstone all the way through West Linn and Lake Oswego.  It is a massive design process that will continue for over a year.  The location of these pipelines is becoming more clear as design begins, but the exact location of the new and replaced pipeline is not exactly determined yet.  As the general alignment is known, the team is contacting neighborhood associations to schedule presentations for neighbors and share information.

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Tuesday - October 11, 2011

Benefits of Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership for West Linn

Benefits of Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership for West Linn

West Linn's Water Supply

Oregon City and West Linn comprise the South Fork Water Board. It is governed by a six-member Board comprised of the Mayors and two elected officials from each city.

South Fork treats water from the Clackamas River for approximately 54,000 people in Oregon City and West Linn as well as one wholesale customer.

The treatment plant is located in Oregon City in the Park Place Neighborhood. The treatment plant has recently been extensively upgraded and expanded to meet the needs of Oregon City and West Linn customers.

West Linn's drinking water is delivered through a 24-inch transmission main that travels through Oregon City and across the Willamette River suspended on the I-205 Bridge.

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Monday - October 10, 2011

In the news

In the news

In the news..

Lake Oswego smelly water 'not a health issue'
by FOX 12 Staff, KPTV

Water Treatment workers say the earthy and musty tasting water coming out of Lake Oswego taps is not a health issue. Read more at KPTV.com.

Lake Oswego treats drinking water after taste, odor complaints
by Rick Bella, The Oregonian

The city's water-treatment plant began treating drinking water for taste and odor problems last week, after customers complained about earthy and musty-tasting water flowing from their taps. Read more at Oregonlive.com.

Wednesday - October 5, 2011

Miniature Water Treatment Plant

Miniature Water Treatment Plant

The Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership is test driving a miniature water treatment plant through March of 2012, to test the new ozone process. Results from studying the pilot plant will be used to develop design standards, calculate operating costs, and satisfy state health requirements.

The video below contains more information about the miniature water treatment plant.