A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

The algae mystery: Swan vs. Waverly Lake

Written June 19th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

This needs an explanation: How come Albany’s Waverly Lake is once again sporting unsightly rafts of algae while the Swan Lakes, just upstream on Cox Creek, appear to be completely clear?

Behold the new attraction in Waverly Lake

Written March 13th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Ah, there it is, the sparking new fountain in Albany’s Waverly Lake!

On Waverly Lake, it’s phase 2 of algae work

Written March 7th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Thursday’s bike ride took me to Waverly Lake to see if by chance this was the day that work resumed on keeping the lake free of summertime algae. And sure enough, it was.

Winter at Waverly Lake: Waiting for aeration

Written February 17th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s Waverly Lake is a picturesque feature of the cityscape, especially in winter when the water is clear. And city officials have not forgotten about the project to keep it more or less clear of algae year-round.

No, that’s not a fountain in Waverly Lake

Written December 8th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Just in case you were wondering whether Albany’s Waverly Lake now has a fountain, the answer is no, not yet.

Weed job done, lake harvesters move on

Written August 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Looks like Aquatic Harvesting accomplished its mission on Albany’s Wavery Lake, so today the company crew loaded their two weed harvesting machines for transport to their next assignment.

Waverly Lake: Most of the algae mess gone

Written August 17th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The surface of Albany’s Waverly Lake appeared vastly improved on Thursday, one day after a couple of weed and algae harvesting machines started churning through the water.

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