HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.


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.


Where they put the muck from Waverly Lake

Written August 18th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

So what happens with the green muck that’s being pulled out of Waverly Lake in Albany? For yesterday’s report I forgot to ask, so today I thought I’d better nail that down.


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.


 
HH Today: A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
Albany Albany City Council Albany council Albany downtown Albany Fire Department Albany housing Albany parks Albany Planning Commission Albany police Albany Post Office Albany Public Works Albany riverfront Albany schools Albany Station Albany streets Albany traffic Albany urban renewal apartments ARA Benton County bicycling bike lanes Bowman Park Bryant Park Calapooia River CARA climate change COVID-19 Cox Creek Cox Creek path Crocker Lane cumberland church cycling Dave Clark Path DEQ downtown Albany Edgewater Village Highway 20 homeless housing Interstate 5 land use Linn County Millersburg Monteith Riverpark North Albany ODOT Oregon coast Oregon legislature Pacific Power Portland & Western Queen Avenue Republic Services Riverside Drive Santiam Canal Scott Lepman Talking Water Gardens The Banks Tom Cordier Union Pacific urban renewal Water Avenue Waterfront Project Waverly Lake Willamette River


Copyright 2022. All Rights Reserved. Hasso Hering.
Website Serviced by Santiam Communications
Hasso Hering