Is Lake Oswego too thirsty for the Clackamas to handle?

Is Lake Oswego too thirsty for the Clackamas to handle? Lake Oswego wants the ability to take another 22 million gallons a day from the Clackamas River. Conservationists fear fish won’t survive. by Sara Roth KGW.com August 4, 2015   PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland metro area may be protected from the drought that’s encompassing the majority of Oregon, but …

Appeals Court Delivers Victory for Clackamas River Salmon and Steelhead

For Immediate Release December 31, 2014 Contact: Lisa Brown, WaterWatch Staff Attorney: 503-295-4039 x4 John DeVoe, WaterWatch Executive Director: 503-295-4039 x1 Court of Appeals decision available here: http://www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/docs/A148870.pdf Appeals Court Delivers Victory for Clackamas River Salmon and Steelhead Opinion Requires State to Maintain Flows Needed for Imperiled Fish Clackamas River by Erin Barnholdt Today the Oregon Court of Appeals delivered a …

A showdown looms on the Clackamas River over drinking water

A showdown looms on the Clackamas River over drinking water By Lee van der Voo Lake Oswego Review March 07, 2007 Limited river water may pit fish against utilities A state law prompting higher water levels in the Clackamas River may one day force water users to trade their green lawns for the survival of endangered species. Those water users …

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 a 45-year relicensing of four dams on the Clackamas River. The spending would rival amounts that PacifiCorp will pay for …