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Nine-month construction delay on West Linn water treatment plant angers neighbors, surprises project managers

Nine-month construction delay on West Linn water treatment plant angers neighbors, surprises project managers by Michael Bamesberger The Oregonian/OregonLive February 12, 2015 Last month, neighbors in West Linn’s Robinwood neighborhood were surprised to learn construction work on the water treatment … Continue reading

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Water Policy Press Clips

Water Policy Press Clips Oregon 2012 Legislature starts final week (maybe) with jobs bills still very much in debate – February 27, 2012 – The Oregonian, by Michelle Cole Bills to protect environment derailed by finances – Jun 15, 2009 – Statesman … Continue reading

Press Clips Archive

Press Clips Archive Back to Pressroom 2016 Audit: Oregon’s water watchdog agency is understaffed, overworked, has no plan for future, Oregonian, December 15, 2016 Oregon’s Water Resources Department doesn’t have enough inspectors to enforce the state’s water laws, has no … Continue reading

Press Release Archive

Press Release Archive Back to Pressroom 2017 Victory for North Fork Smith River, December 7, 2017 Today, WaterWatch of Oregon and American Whitewater applauded the Oregon Water Resources Commission’s decision to reserve the surface waters of the North Fork Smith … Continue reading

Bottled Water and Privatization of Water

Bottled Water and Privatization of Water by Lisa Brown — last modified Sep 13, 2010 03:46 PM Lately, there has been heightened interest in the media and among the public in bottled water and so-called “privatization” of water. As the leading voice for the … Continue reading

Conservation Victories

Conservation Victories Significant water policy and river conservation victories resulting from WaterWatch’s work include: Drafting and passing the Oregon Instream Water Rights Act. Today, this visionary law protects streamflows on approximately 1,400 river and stream reaches across Oregon Leading the effort … Continue reading

Member Update – June 2008

Member Update – June 2008 Stream of Consciousness: Mill Creek; The Clackamas River; Another Coalition of the Willing; Pump and Dump Does not Equal Green Power; Free the Rogue!; Deschutes Mitigation; Gov. Kulongoski Announces 2009 Water Policy Agenda; Water in … Continue reading

WaterWatch Newsletter – Summer 2010

WaterWatch Newsletter – Summer 2010 WaterWatch has some awesome volunteers that we should all thank! Thank you to Greg Reinert, Caroline Ponzini-Beck, Lisa Molseed, Drew Kerr, Karen Long, Rob Kirshner, John McKinnon, David Robinson, Ian Simpson, Dawn Winalski, Pam Davee, … Continue reading

PGE nears deal on dams

PGE nears deal on dams By Jim Kadera Oregonian November 28, 2005   ESTACADA –Under an agreement nearing completion after years of study and negotiation, Oregon’s largest utility would spend an estimated $200 million on environmental improvements in exchange for … Continue reading