OPB | May 16, 2013 8:44 p.m.
A new pilot project will attempt to clean the wastewater from Widmer Brothers Brewing so it can be recycled into more beer using a fuel cell that simultaneously generates electricity.
OPB | May 14, 2013 1:34 p.m.
Governor John Kitzhaber says he plans to sign a bill soon that bans motor boats and seaplanes on Waldo Lake in Central Oregon. The bill has now cleared the house, more than a month after gaining approval in the Senate.
OPB | May 08, 2013 3:08 p.m.
As water users in the Klamath Basin brace themselves for what many expect will be a long, dry summer, Governor Kitzhaber's office is trying to minimize potential conflict over water.
OPB | April 25, 2013 12:18 p.m.
A Beaverton start-up has created a floating "lily pad" that uses solar-activated nanotechnology to break down water contaminants. It could be deployed to clean up polluted storm water in retention ponds or ditches alongside roads and parking lots.
OPB | April 11, 2013 6 a.m.
A Portland City Club research committee has recommended voters approve a fluoridation proposal on the ballot in May.
OPB | April 10, 2013 4:21 p.m.
Portland City Council has approved a settlement that paves the way for the clean-up of Mile 11, within the Portland Harbor Superfund site.
OPB | April 03, 2013 4:19 p.m.
Some Oregon farmers could have a difficult time finding water for their crops this summer. That's according to the state's Water Resources Department. With the spring irrigation season about to begin, state reservoirs hold only half their normal amount of water.
OPB | March 28, 2013 6:19 a.m.
Two environmental groups have announced their opposition to Portland's plan to fluoridate the city water supply.
OPB | March 21, 2013 8:26 a.m.
The Bend City Council has adopted a new plan laying out the future of the city's water system. The plan includes a controversial overhaul of city's surface water system.
Ecotrope | Feb. 08, 2013 7:33 a.m.
Opponents of a proposed Nestle water bottling plant in Oregon organized two protests in Portland today.