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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.


Waverly Lake algae ‘harvesting’ delayed

Written July 15th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The planned operation to clean Waverly Lake of unsightly green growth has been delayed and likely won’t start until August. That’s the message from Albany officials on the city website and on social media.


Plan set to clean Wavely Lake this summer

Written May 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The growth of aquatic plants in Waverly Lake is getting an early start this spring. An effort to prevent vegetation from covering most of the lake will be made this summer.


 
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