The human-caused Eagle Creek Fire, which exploded in growth Monday evening and jumped the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday, continues to grow.
Water | News | Education | Parents | Nation | Environment | Lead In The WaterOPB | Aug. 24, 2017 9:15 a.m.
Portland Public School students will still not be able to use school water fountains when the new academic year starts next week.
News | Water | local | Environment | HealthOPB | July 26, 2017 8 a.m. | Portland
A key watchdog group that monitors spending at the Portland Water Bureau said it will ask the City Council to slow its decision on a pricey new water treatment facility.
The health risks in Portland Public Schools buildings could cost upwards of $400 million dollars to repair — including almost $200 million just to fix plumbing problems.
Negotiations for water rights are the next hurdle the Columbia Development Authority is facing in the process to transfer the former Umatilla Chemical Depot land from the U.S. Army to the local reuse authority.
Twenty award-winning watercolors on view now in Lake Oswego. WSO President Linda Nye said her 23 years with the organization has "been the most positive, wonderful experience."
Southern Oregon is beginning to get a reputation as a place where efforts to improve fish passage are succeeding. And two significant dams in the Rogue watershed are coming down this summer.
News | Water | Environment | localStatesman Journal | Aug. 3, 2015 10:40 a.m. | Dallas, Oregon
The city of Dallas is asking residents to voluntarily restrict water use, not because the city is running out of water but because officials are trying keep water flowing through Rickreall Creek for downstream users.
At least a dozen cities, including Keizer, Silverton, Molalla, Lake Oswego and Bend have implemented Stage 1 voluntary conservation measures.
Water | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Animals | Agriculture | CommunitiesOPB/EarthFix | July 2, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The U.S. Interior Department has been ordered to investigate alleged misuse of federal funds that were earmarked to benefit fish and wildlife habitat.
The central section of the South Waterfront Greenway officially opened for public use on Saturday.
News | Water | Environment | localAP | June 23, 2015 1:08 p.m. | Medford, Oregon
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined the Medford Water Commission $25,000 because it discharged 1.65 million gallons of chlorinated wastewater into Lone Pine Creek.
In the latest installment of Think Out Loud's "At Home" series, Lead Watershed Ranger Dan Weidinger and his wife Sacha Snyder talk about living inside the 147-square mile Bull Run Watershed.