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Thursday - March 9, 2017

Into the final stretch: three months of construction remain at the WTP

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

Although the weather is persistently dreary, cold and wet, spring is definitely in the air, which means we are embarking on the final three months of construction at the plant!

The following briefly outlines a schedule for major activities that remain. Please note, this is subject to change and several activities are weather dependent:

  • March: ozone system startup and testing, paint and caulk inside ozone building, pour bases for light poles, form curbs, gutters and catch basins, install site walls, build stormwater features, install duct bank and miscellaneous piping

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Friday - March 3, 2017

Take a tour of the Water Treatment Plant

The Partnership holds public tours of the water treatment plant typically every two months on the fourth Thursday. For those interested in learning more about the water treatment process and current construction activities, please join us for a behind-the-scenes tour. The next tour is March 23 at 10 a.m. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. The tour duration is usually 45-60 minutes. Please contact us and indicate in the subject line you would like to attend the next tour, along with your contact information. You can also call the project hotline on 503-697-6502.

Thursday - March 2, 2017

Two quadrants left to pour for the WR1 roof

Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update

In mid-February, crews poured the first quadrant for the WR1's new roof! The roof is being poured in a checkerboard pattern, one quadrant at a time. Each quadrant requires 256 cubic yards of concrete to be poured, about 25 concrete truck loads in one day!

Crews are now at the halfway mark with two of the four quadrants poured. Weather permitting, the final two quadrants will be poured early-mid next week!

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Thursday - March 2, 2017

Lake Oswego, Tigard councils discuss oversight of water project

by Anthony Macuk, Lake Oswego Review - March 2, 2017

In the news...

Lake Oswego and Tigard city councilors were able to agree on a rate model for water infrastructure shared between the two cities at a joint meeting Tuesday, but they put off a decision on how their water partnership will be governed.

The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership, which began supplying drinking water from the Clackamas River to Lake Oswego and Tigard last year, is designed to serve as the primary water supply for both cities.

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Monday - February 13, 2017

Future Partnership Governance Structure

In 2008, the cities of Lake Oswego and Tigard formally endorsed a partnership agreement for sharing drinking water resources and costs. Under the current agreement, the City of Lake Oswego is the managing agency responsible for the permitting, design, construction and operation of the new facilities. An Oversight Committee, made up of two elected officials from each city, also acts an advisory group that provides oversight on project issues.

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