A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.

Waverly paddle boats? Not this year

Written July 22nd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

As you have either noticed or guessed, the paddle boats that used to be available for rent on Waverly Lake in summers past are not out there now.

Plan set to clean Wavely Lake this summer

Written May 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The growth of aquatic plants in Waverly Lake is getting an early start this spring. An effort to prevent vegetation from covering most of the lake will be made this summer.

Money approved for cleaning Waverly Lake

Written November 29th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

There now is a chance of preventing algae from building up in Waverly Lake next year the way they did this year and in summers past.

Waverly Lake gets council’s attention, briefly

Written October 14th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The sad condition of Albany’s Waverly Lake caught the attention of the mayor and city council this week, if only for a minute.

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