Tagged: Water

Dam Settlement Addresses Oil And Other Pollutants

OPB |Aug. 06, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Army Corps of Engineers has settled a lawsuit brought by Columbia Riverkeeper involving oil and other pollutants from dams. The emissions will now fall under the Clean Water Act.

Severe Drought Affects Southeastern Oregon

OPB |July 23, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: As the water supply in the Owyhee Valley dries up, the drought's effects will have repercussions throughout the state.

Preventing Drownings In The Northwest

OPB |July 11, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: After several drownings in the Northwest, we'll talk about why they're happening and what can be done to prevent them.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB |June 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Analyzing Election Results

OPB |May 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get reaction to the May Primary Election with Sarah Mirk and Jim Pasero.

Debating The Water And Sewer Measure

OPB |April 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The measure would create a water and sewer district with an elected board not subject to city control.

Justin Hocking's Memoir Is About Surfing, Melville, And More

OPB |Feb. 25, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: In his memoir The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, Portland author Justin Hocking writes about surfing in New York City, his own obsession with Moby Dick, and more.

Measure To Create Water And Sewer Board Makes The Ballot

OPB |Feb. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland voters will decide in May whether or not to transfer power from city water and sewer bureaus to an independent board.

One Year And Counting With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB |Jan. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Portland mayor, Charlie Hales, about his accomplishments and challenges to date and his plans for the next three years.

Dam Leak Could Affect Mirror Pond Debate

OPB |Oct. 09, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Water levels in Bend's Mirror Pond are dropping since the Newport Avenue Dam sprung a leak, as the community grapples with how to deal with silt buildup in the iconic pond.

The Unwelcome Mosquitoes Of Bandon Marsh

Aug. 29, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Southern Oregon coastal community looks to U.S. Fish and Wildlife for solutions to a mosquito problem.

Klamath Water Struggle Gets Hot

July 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Klamath Tribes exercised their newly won water rights last month, cutting off water to ranchers who are now pushing back.

 

Klamath Can Expect More Droughts In Future

June 12, 2013 12:15 p.m.

Some ranchers in the Klamath Basin are being cut off from irrigation water this year. Residents of the area can expect the problem to get worse.

Charlie Hales on Covering Reservoirs And Assigning Bureaus

June 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll talk with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales about covering reservoirs and his much anticipated bureau assignments. 

Dry Weather Impacting Water Users And Wildfires

May 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll check in on how the dry weather is affecting Klamath Basin water users and the early wildfire season.

Special Election: Fluoride

May 07, 2013 12:30 p.m.

As the May special election nears, we'll check in with both sides of the water fluoridation debate. 

Boil Water Advisory

July 23, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Why were residents on Portland's west side advised to boil their water on Saturday?

Environmental Update

July 16, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The Clean Water Act is 40 years old. We'll find out what impact it has had on the Pacific Northwest.

Environmental Update

June 25, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Will the Supreme Court take up the issue of whether or not logging roads should be subject to the Clean Water Act?

Bull Run Variance

March 15, 2012 9:45 a.m.

The Portland Water Bureau just found out it will not have to treat Bull Run water for cryptosporidium — the state granted the variance officials were seeking.

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