Boaters Warned Of Hazards Posed By Low Water Levels

OPB | July 25, 2014 5:45 p.m.

The water levels in many Oregon lakes and rivers are getting lower as summer progresses and can be hazardous to boaters.

Herald and News: Odell Lake Suffers From Toxic Algae Bloom

Herald and News | July 21, 2014 8 p.m.

Visitors to a Cascade Mountains lake are being asked to stay out of the water while a toxic algae warning is in effect.

Farmers Face Severe Water Shortage In Southeastern Oregon

OPB | July 15, 2014 5:47 p.m.

Water levels in the reservoirs of Southeastern Oregon are dwindling, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Herald And News: Dry Conditions Force Wild Horses Onto Private Land

Herald and News | July 12, 2014 8 p.m.

Dry conditions in Northern California have forced wild horses off of federal grazing lands and onto private ranches. Oregon ranchers are trying to preserve watering holes to prevent a similar fate.

Warning: High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria On Some NW Beaches

OPB | July 10, 2014 5:57 p.m.

Health advisories were issued today for several Northwest beaches. Among them, Washington’s Vancouver Lake, and on the Oregon coast, D River Beach and Heceta Beach.

Sweet Home Council Votes To Keep Fluoride In Water

AP | June 26, 2014 11:29 a.m.

City Council members have agreed to continue adding fluoride to the water supply in Sweet Home, as the city has done for 50 years.

No-Contact Advisory Lifted At Southern Oregon Lake

AP | June 26, 2014 11:17 a.m.

An advisory against water contact at Southern Oregon's most popular reservoir has been lifted in time for the Fourth of July weekend.

Herald and News: Feds Provide $11 Million For Klamath Basin Irrigators

Herald and News | May 02, 2014 4:07 a.m.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to invest up to $11 million to assist agricultural producers in water conservation and water quality efforts in Oregon.

Portland To Empty Water In Mt. Tabor Reservoir After Contamination

OPB | April 16, 2014 1:42 p.m.

The Portland Water Bureau was forced to shut down one of its Mount Tabor reservoirs early Wednesday. A trespasser urinated into one of the reservoirs.

East Oregonian: Contaminated Wells May Force E. Ore. Town To Annex Territory

East Oregonian | April 10, 2014 6:41 a.m.

Wells north of Milton-Freewater are a public health threat, due to fecal contamination, a state inspection found. And the city may be forced to connect water and sewer to the site.

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