Thursday - June 22, 2017

Tigard marks 'independence' not with fireworks but waterworks

by Mark Miller, The Times - June 19, 2017

There were no bands, parades or skyrockets in flight to mark the occasion, but Tigard officials celebrated "Water Independence Day" earlier this month.

On June 9, 2016, the water supply Tigard had been purchasing from the Portland Water Bureau was shut off — and taps within Tigard's service area began pouring water from the Clackamas River.

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