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Rainy season on the Willamette: Big Pipe Tracker shows in real-time how river stays sewage-free

As the rainy season begins (finally!), check the Big Pipe Tracker to find out how full the Big Pipe system is as it protects the Willamette River from combined sewer overflows.

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Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Update - September 2022

Read our September e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

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Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Update - July 2022

Read our July e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

Newsletter


Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Update - June 2022

Read our June e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

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Summer on the Willamette River – weekly water quality testing begins for 10th season

Want to swim, boat, play in the Willamette River? Water quality is good for recreation. A decade of data show low bacteria levels in the Willamette River - well within DEQ guidelines for water recreation. Find out weekly test results all summer long.

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Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Project Update - March 2022 (2nd edition)

Read our March e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

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Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Project Update - March 2022

Read our March e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

Updated Newsletter


Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof - October 2021

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Plan ahead for trips to Washington Park—Next phase in reservoir project requires road closure

Visitors to Washington Park, including the Portland Japanese Garden and Portland International Rose Test Garden, should plan for limited parking options in September due to construction near the new reservoir. Easy access to parking is available using Washington Park's free shuttle service.

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Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Project Update - August 2021

Learn more about anticipated truck traffic and construction at Powell Butte Nature Park in our project e-newsletter.

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