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Thursday - January 12, 2017

WR1 columns and footings more than halfway complete

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

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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Thursday - December 29, 2016

The Top 10 Stories of 2016

by Gary M. Stein, Lake Oswego Review - December 29, 2016

In the news...

9. PIPE DREAMS

When crews for the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership lowered an elevated segment of pipe into place over Oswego Creek next to the McVey Avenue Bridge in March, it was an historic moment: The pipeline that stretches over 10.5 miles from the Clackamas River to Tigard was finally complete.

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Friday - December 16, 2016

Red tower crane bids farewell at the plant, Mapleton truck traffic soon reduced

Water Treatment Plant Construction Update

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

Red crane bids farewell; Mapleton truck traffic reduced

In early December, the red tower crane was dismantled and removed from the plant site. Since spring 2014, the red tower crane has serviced the bulk of major construction for all new structures across the site.

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Friday - December 9, 2016

Concrete placement set to begin for WR1 footings and columns

Waluga Reservoir 1 Roof Replacement Construction Update

Last week, the large crane lifted a smaller crane inside the tank! This small crane is helping to remove the remaining shoring support, and will be used for forming and pouring the footings and columns.

New activity starting soon – concrete placement for footings and columns

Next week, crews will begin forming footings for the new columns. Weather permitting, late next week or early the following, the first set of footings will be poured. Once the footings are in place, concrete placement for the columns will begin. Neighbors should expect an increase in noise and truck traffic during concrete pours, as a large pumper truck and concrete trucks will be operating on site.

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