HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Suit details city damage claims

Written December 7th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Albany is asserting damage claims totaling some $84 million in the lawsuit it has filed over problems at the city’s wastewater treatment plant and the nearby constructed wetlands, the Talking Water Gardens.


Stink solution proves elusive

Written May 31st, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Residents downwind from the Albany-Millersburg Water Reclamation Facility — you can call it the Albany sewage treatment plant if you want — apparently will have to put up with the continued failure of one aspect of the $70 million plant for quite another while.


Still struggling with stinky sludge

Written June 13th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Albany just can’t seem to catch a break with the problem of solid waste at the joint Albany-Millersburg sewage treatment plant. As the weather warmed this spring, on bike rides past the plant and downwind from it, I once again noticed the outhouse odor that caused neighbors to petition the Albany City Council for a solution […]


 
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