HASSO HERING

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?


Waverly Lake: Why equipment was off

Written May 20th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The other day somebody wondered on social media why the new fountain and aerators in Albany’s Waverly Lake were not working. But if they were off, it was because the power was out.


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.


Company would clean Waverly Lake

Written May 4th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Parks Department hopes to hire a company to keep Waverly Lake clear of unsightly algae and weed growth this summer.


Heat at Waverly Lake: No pedaling for now

Written July 29th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Heat may not be the only thing interfering with the summertime paddle boat rentals the Albany Parks and Recreation Department normally runs on Waverly Lake.


Waverly Lake algae: How about this idea?

Written July 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Like every summer in recent years, Albany’s Waverly Lake is now covered by a growing mass of algae on the surface of the pond. In the fall the algae will die and disappear, and by winter they’ll be gone.


 
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