A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On my riverfront beat: That leak is back

Written November 20th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Last year it looked as though they had fixed this apparent leak in a water main along Water Avenue in Albany. If they did, the fix didn’t last.

Chlorine supply: Water emergency averted

Written June 24th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

On Monday, City Manager Peter Troedsson told the council Albany had 22 days worth of chlorine left. That sounded ominous for the water supply, but since then the outlook has greatly improved.

Albany on chlorine shortage: Conserve water

Written June 18th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Albany city officials are asking residents to conserve water in response to a shortage of chlorine, a chemical added in small amounts to disinfect drinking water as well as treated wastewater before it is discharged.

Less flushing? It’s the law!

Written April 15th, 2013 by

Our Oregon legislature is filled with earnest legislators who like nothing better than to make new laws. So it won’t be a complete surprise for you to learn that they intend to tighten their control of, among many other things, the amount of water you flush down the toilet. On April 12, according to the […]

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