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Wednesday - November 23, 2011

In the News: Lake Oswego-Tigard water partnership official says project still on track for 2016 completion

In the News: Lake Oswego-Tigard water partnership official says project still on track for 2016 completion

In the news..

Everton Bailey Jr., The Oregonian

The director of a water supply partnership between Lake Oswego and Tigard says the project remains on track for the two cities to start sharing drinking water by mid-2016.

“Overall, we’re still optimistic that we can meet our obligations and continue on schedule,” said Joel Komarek, project director of the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership. “We’re going to be designing and constructing facilities that we’re hoping are going to be perceived as complementary to the communities where they are located and potentially seen as by some as amenities to their communities.”

Read the full story at OregonLive.com

Monday - November 21, 2011

Hazard Tree Removal Scheduled to Begin Within Two Weeks

Hazard Tree Removal Scheduled to Begin Within Two Weeks

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Crews at the Lake Oswego Water Treatment Plant (WTP) will begin removing "hazard" trees located in the areas marked in the photo, to the right within two weeks (click the image for a larger map). An independent arborist determined that the designated trees are no longer in good health and pose a threat for nearby structures. Work is expected to last for three weeks.

If you have any questions, please contact Kari Duncan at 503-635-0393.

Thursday - November 10, 2011

Partnering: A win-win-win for three communities

Partnering: A win-win-win for three communities

  • When Lake Oswego and Tigard faced the prospect of aging infrastructure and rising water costs, they met the challenge by partnering.

  • Tigard and Lake Oswego are working together to share costs and resources, and both will have an ownership share in a clean, dependable, and affordable water source.

  • Lake Oswego's water treatment plant provides West Linn's only backup water supply. Through the Partnership's investment, this emergency supply will be available year-round, even on hot summer days.

Thursday - November 3, 2011

In the news: Sentiments on water treatment facility are becoming clear

In the news: Sentiments on water treatment facility are becoming clear

In the news..

by Lori Hall, The West Linn Tidings

Despite its best efforts, the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership is having a hard time swaying West Linn residents to support the expansion of a water treatment facility in the Robinwood neighborhood.

Read the story at WesLinnTidings.com.