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Thursday - June 22, 2017

Tigard marks 'independence' not with fireworks but waterworks

by Mark Miller, The Times - June 19, 2017

In the news...

There were no bands, parades or skyrockets in flight to mark the occasion, but Tigard officials celebrated "Water Independence Day" earlier this month.

On June 9, 2016, the water supply Tigard had been purchasing from the Portland Water Bureau was shut off — and taps within Tigard's service area began pouring water from the Clackamas River.

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Friday - June 9, 2017

All work complete at the Waluga Reservoir Site!

Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update

Construction and site restoration was completed last month for the WR1 roof replacement project! The 4 million gallon reservoir is back online, servicing Tigard and Lake Oswego. The pathways through the reservoir site are now reopened.

Neighbors, thank you for your continued patience throughout construction and replacement of the WR1 roof.

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Wednesday - May 24, 2017

Ozone system up and running; WTP paving to take place next week

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

Major site work is expected to be complete in June. Unfortunately, due to record-setting wet weather, installation of the landscaping has been extended until late July. Crews have been postponed with completing site work and installing the irrigation system due to saturated soil conditions across the site. This has also pushed back installation of the hundreds of trees, shrubs and groundcovers to be installed across the 9-acre site.

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Tuesday - May 9, 2017

National Drinking Water Week – May 7-13

Your Water: to know it is to love it

The average American uses 100 gallons of water a day. How often do you think about how our water is purified, or what it goes through in order to reach our homes? Behind the tap is a complex network of infrastructure, and at the heart of Lake Oswego and Tigard’s system is a new, state-of-the-art water treatment plant which produces and delivers fresh, safe, reliable drinking water year-round. It’s where all the magic happens!

To celebrate drinking water week (May 7-13), we are sharing the story behind the magic of clean drinking water - how Clackamas River water is treated and purified to exceed safe drinking water standards for Lake Oswego and Tigard communities.

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Friday - May 5, 2017

Hardscaping features taking shape at the treatment plant

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

WTP staff continue their testing of the ozone system, which should be fully online this month.

Over the last two weeks, several of the contractor’s temporary construction trailers were dismantled and removed off-site, along with a few large excavators. The last of the large trailers will be leaving the site early next week. Two small trailers will be present for the remaining work.

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