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Shows tagged as: water
Mon, May 13 2013
We'll check in on how the dry weather is affecting Klamath Basin water users and the early wildfire season.
Tue, May 7 2013
As the May special election nears, we'll check in with both sides of the water fluoridation debate.
Mon, Jul 23 2012
Why were residents on Portland's west side advised to boil their water on Saturday?
Thu, Mar 15 2012
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.
Fri, Jan 13 2012
Water Bureau officials say there is no public health threat from trace amounts of the parasite cyptosporidium found in Portland water. But what does it mean for Bull Run's clean water variance?
Wed, Nov 30 2011
The Oregon Health Authority announced it will not require Portland to build a treatment facility for Bull Run, the city's water source, to guard against cryptosporidium.
Thu, Aug 25 2011
Will a review by the Environmental Protection Agency in New York delay Portland's mandate to cover its reservoir?
Wed, Jul 27 2011
A fleet of people and their floatation devices will drift down the Willamette River Sunday, July 31. Will you join them?
Wed, Jul 20 2011
Are increasing water rates changing the way you use tap water?
Tue, Jun 28 2011
A 19 year-old injured his back this weekend while kayaking down Bridal Veil falls. We'll talk to someone who teaches people how to run waterfalls.
Fri, Jun 10 2011
We're live from Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood to find out what the mountain means to you.
Mon, Apr 4 2011
The Portland Water Bureau has proposed a rate hike of 85 percent in the next five years. Is it avoidable?
Tue, Jan 4 2011
A look at a new study of hexavalent chromium and US city drinking water.
Fri, May 14 2010
What do farmers do when there isn't enough water to go around?
Mon, Mar 22 2010
Do you prefer your drinking water from the bottle or the tap?
Mon, Aug 3 2009
How will federal regulations affect Portland's drinking water?
Fri, Jun 26 2009
Should Nestle open a water bottling plant in Cascade Locks?
Wed, Jun 17 2009
Can the sea power us in the future?
Wed, Apr 1 2009
What do you get from the Willamette river?
Fri, Aug 22 2008
Just how safe is the Willamette?
Tue, Apr 15 2008
How would you divide up water for the future?