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Hagg Lake Expansion

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Washington County wants to expand Hagg Lake to secure enough water for the next 50 years of growth. After years of planning, they’ve hit an expensive snag. New tests show the current dam does not meet today’s standards for earthquake safety.

First Broadcast: 2009
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographers: Michael Bendixen, Nick Fisher, Todd Sonflieth
Editor: Nick Fisher
Video & Animations Courtesy of: Cleanwater Services, Goodwin Grayzel Productions
Aerials Courtesy of : KPTV

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Bryan Bates, Surfer; Devil's Staircase; Hagg Lake Expansion (2107)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2107
Original Broadcast: November 19, 2009