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Wednesday - July 18, 2012

City looks to collect fees from Lake Oswego

City looks to collect fees from Lake Oswego

Lori Hall, West Linn Tidings

Negotiator hired to work out agreement for pipeline right of wayThe city of West Linn is moving forward with attempting to negotiate a franchise agreement with the Lake…

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Monday - July 16, 2012

Lake Oswego Water Publishes 2012 Water Quality Report

Lake Oswego Water Publishes 2012 Water Quality Report


Report shows Lake Oswego’s top quality tap water meets all drinking water regulations.

The City of Lake Oswego recently published the results of its annual drinking water testing program. The 2012 Water Quality Report shows that Lake Oswego residents and businesses continue to receive the highest quality drinking water, exceeding state and federal standards for safety and quality.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Oregon have set more than 120 water quality standards for drinking water. To be in compliance with these regulations, drinking water must have test results at or below the specified standards. “We are proud to report water delivered to homes and businesses in Lake Oswego met every water quality standard, every day,” says Kari Duncan, water treatment manager for the City of Lake Oswego.

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Thursday - July 12, 2012

Proposed water pipeline to run through West Linn

Proposed water pipeline to run through West Linn

Lori Hall, West Linn Tidings

The cities of Lake Oswego and Tigard are moving forward with their plans to expand a water treatment facility and install new a pipeline spanning from Gladstone, through West Linn and into Tigard.

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Thursday - July 12, 2012

LO submits water pipeline application to West Linn

LO submits water pipeline application to West Linn

By Lori Hall, Lake Oswego Review

In the news..

The cities of Lake Oswego and Tigard are moving forward with their plans to expand a water treatment facility and install new a pipeline spanning from Gladstone, through West Linn and into Tigard.

As part of the project, Lake Oswego and Tigard have submitted an application to run more than 10,000 feet of pipe through West Linn.

The pipeline application, which was submitted July 2, goes hand-in-hand with the Lake Oswego-Tigard Partnership’s plan to expand its water treatment plant, which sits in West Linn’s Robinwood neighborhood.

Read the full article at www.PortlandTribune.com

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Wednesday - July 11, 2012

Lake Oswego to secure credit line before bond issue for water projects

Lake Oswego to secure credit line before bond issue for water projects

Kara Hansen Murphey, West Linn Tidings

Lake Oswego will likely soon secure a line of credit as a short-term means of financing work on the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership, a $250 million effort to upgrade and expand public water infrastructure to serve the two cities.

The city council expects to review a resolution outlining financing details at a meeting next week. The short-term line of credit would mature in about a year, consultants said, and after that the city could issue about $80 million in bonds to provide a longer-term source of financing.

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