What is this Project?

This project increases system capacity to deliver high-quality drinking water from the Clackamas River to the communities of Lake Oswego and Tigard. Together these two communities can secure long-term access to clean, safe water for less than it would cost them to do it alone. Learn more...

Project News

Thursday - January 29, 2015

Lake Oswego Pipeline Construction Update

This update includes construction work in the following areas:

  • Chandler Road/10th Street - pipe installation expected to begin mid-late February
  • State Street - CenturyLink fiber conduit relocation nearly complete
  • Highway 43 nighttime construction - continues near Holy Names Drive

For the most up to date information on construction and road closures, follow @LOTwater on Twitter, visit work underway, call the hotline on 503-697-6502 or contact us.

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Friday - January 23, 2015

Bonita Pump Station Construction Update

Crews placing rebar in preparation for the concrete floor to be poured.

Night construction – intersection of Bonita Road and Milton Court

Next week, crews will begin night work at the intersection of Bonita Road and Milton Court to install pipelines near the new Bonita Pump Station from 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. During this time, expect temporary delays as there will be a single lane closure to accommodate equipment and materials. During work hours, the traffic signal at 74th Avenue will be turned off and flaggers will guide vehicles through the construction area. Neighbors can expect to see and hear excavators, dump trucks and lighting. After work is completed each night, the area will be backfilled and temporary paving will be placed.

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Friday - January 16, 2015

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

Steel frames for new roof

Work occurring on site over the next few weeks includes:

Ballasted flocculation – center of site

Mechanical equipment continues to be installed within the structure. Steel frames have been installed as part of the ballasted flocculation roof system (pictured right). Crews are now beginning to place insulation and roof panels.

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Thursday - January 8, 2015

Gladstone Pipeline and River Intake Construction Update

The RIPS roof is now complete!

This update includes construction work in the following areas. Read more for specific information on each location.

  • River Intake Pump Station (RIPS) - almost complete!
  • Meldrum Bar Park pipeline work - night work started this week
  • Microtunnel at Jensen Road pathway - to begin late January

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Tuesday - January 6, 2015

Project Midway Point Construction Update

In the news...

The Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership, the $254 million project that will upgrade and increase system capacity to deliver high-quality drinking water from the Clackamas River to the communities of Lake Oswego and Tigard, has reached the halfway mark.

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