HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Pump station on path worries neighbors

Written February 12th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Some Albany residents have become concerned about plans to build a sewer pump station on the Dave Clark Path near where they live in the Iron Works townhouses on Water Avenue. But the design is more than half done, and the city says changing it would cause delays and a significant increase in the cost.


$13 million to prevent sewer overflows

Written December 22nd, 2018 by Hasso Hering

For years, the city of Albany has posted pollution warnings near sewer outfalls on the Willamette River when heavy rainstorms overloaded the system. To fix this, the city now expects to spend $13 million borrowed from the state.


Sewer project on the Clark Path

Written March 2nd, 2018 by Hasso Hering

City engineers in Albany are planning a $13 million sewer project they hope will prevent overflows into the Willamette River during heavy wintertime rainstorms. It will also force a change in the riverfront Dave Clark Path and, likely as not, cut into new pavement on Water Avenue.


 
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