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

Tuesday - January 17, 2017

Canceled: Jan. 17 Neighborhood Construction Meeting

Due to weather, the January 17 neighborhood construction meeting in West Linn has been canceled.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. at the Robinwood Station, 3706 Cedar Oak Drive, West Linn.

Thursday - January 12, 2017

WR1 columns and footings more than halfway complete

Aerial photo of the WR1 columns and footings being formed and poured – late December 2016. Photo by Unique Perspectives Aerial Photography

Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update

In December, the large crane lifted a smaller crane inside the tank. The small crane was used to remove the remaining shoring support, and is now working to form and pour the new footings and columns.

Concrete placement over halfway for footings and columns

Crews have poured about half of the WR1 columns and more than three-quarters of the footings! However, with the recent snow fall and freezing rain events, concrete plants have been shutdown which has slowed progress on the concrete placement. No pours are anticipated to occur for the remainder of this week. Crews are rescheduling as many concrete pours as possible for next week, weather permitting.

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Tuesday - January 10, 2017

Ozone equipment installation underway, testing begins soon

Installation of new equipment and piping inside the structures.

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

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

Ozone system - northeast of site

Work is progressing well on the new ozone system. Crews and electricians have been focused on installing new equipment and piping inside the structures (pictured above). The contractor and water treatment plant staff are gearing up to begin testing and commissioning the new state-of-the-art ozone system, which will be online in the coming months.

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