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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Visiting Waverly Lake on a very fine day

Written May 27th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

On Memorial Day, Albany’s Waverly Lake showed why it’s more than just a scenic spot in Albany. It’s also a magnet for people visiting the park when the weather is fine.


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.


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.


Discovering Albany: Look at that dam

Written December 17th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Once again on Saturday, as sometimes happens, an aimless bike ride around Albany brought me to a place I had never been.


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.


 
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