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Monday - October 10, 2016

Work underway at the WR1 site

Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update

Tree protection fencing and erosion control measures have been established at the reservoir site. A small construction trailer has been set up for contractor personnel. Equipment is also arriving, including a crane to help set up scaffolding, and shoring to support the WR1 roof before demolition begins. Crews are setting up a work platform around the perimeter of the tank, and will begin placing shoring material inside the tank over the coming weeks.

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Thursday - October 6, 2016

Walls taking shape for ozone buildings!

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

Information about onsite work is outlined below. Please note, schedules are subject to change.

Ozone system – northeast of site

All slabs have been poured for the two remaining structures: the ozone generator building and ozone basin. Over the last few weeks, crews have been working hard to place the wall forms in a serpentine pattern for the new ozone contactor basin. The first wall pour occurred today (pictured above). The next wall pour is expected to occur late next week or early the following week.

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Wednesday - September 28, 2016

Partnership Wins 2016 American Cultural Resources Association Industry Award

September 28, 2016

In the news...

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.

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Tuesday - September 20, 2016

WR1 roof construction begins next month

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.

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Thursday - September 15, 2016

Imagine a Day Without Water

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.

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