What is this Project?

This project creates a reliable water system that delivers high-quality drinking water from the Clackamas River to the communities of Lake Oswego and Tigard. Learn more...

The new drinking water treatment method is conventional filtration plus ozone. Learn more... The new water system is the most earthquake resilient in Oregon. Learn more... It isn't easy being green, but the new system is sustainable and energy efficient. Learn more...

Project News

Friday - March 17, 2017

Early work on 3/20 for Waluga Reservoir roof pour

Special Construction Update: Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement

Due to rainy weather and issues with concrete availability, this week's planned concrete pours have been postponed. Weather permitting, crews plan to pour the third quadrant for the roof on Monday, March 20.

To accommodate concrete availability, the City Manager has approved work to begin an hour earlier - the pumper truck will arrive at 6 a.m., with the pour beginning at 6:30 a.m. This will help crews to complete the roof replacement this spring.

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Friday - March 10, 2017

Saturday work at the WR1 site

Special Construction Update: Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement

Unfortunately, due to recent rainy weather and concrete availability, this week’s final concrete pours have been rescheduled. Tomorrow, Saturday March 11, crews will be pouring the third quadrant for the roof.

To accommodate the Saturday pour, the City Manager has approved work to begin an hour earlier - the pumper truck will arrive at 7 a.m., with the pour beginning at 7:30 a.m. Crews expect to work until 4 p.m. This Saturday work will help crews remain on schedule to complete the roof replacement this spring.

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Thursday - March 9, 2017

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

Vegetated garden roofs have been installed on three buildings, including the electrical building shown here.

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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