Opening our water bill didn’t always hurt this much.
Portland once had one
of the lowest water rates for American cities its size. But no longer.
In 2001, the typical annual residential water
With a week left before their signature-gathering deadline, fluoridation opponents announced today they've already gathered 20,000 signatures toward a ballot referendum that would halt the fluoridation of Portland's water. Portland's city council voted unanimously last month to add fluoride to Portland's water supply. But a group called Clean Water Portland filed immediately for a referendum ...
Oregon Citizens for Safe Drinking Water, an activist group opposed to fluoridating Portland's water supply, has announced that they will seek to file a city ballot initiative, the "Clean Drinking Water Measure", that would halt the addition of any fluoride to Portland's water supply. The announcement comes mere days after Mayor Sam Adams tweeted that he planned to vote in favor of fluoridation ...
A new call to put fluoride in the city’s water raises old fears.
After 54 years of opposition, the City of Portland is moving to put fluoride in your drinking water.
Health, the group behind the fluoridation move, launched what amounted
to a p
Commissioner Amanda Fritz now wants to protect the city’s reservoirs with plastic.
City Commissioner Amanda Fritz is shopping for pool covers.
has been making the rounds at City Hall pushing a plan to install
plastic floating “membrane” covers to protect Portla
Having failed to secure a sit-down interview with President Barack Obama during his quasi-flyover, in-and-out visit to Portland on July 24, WW is very pleased to have landed an interview instead with
What is cryptosporidium, anyway? I know it can turn up
in water, but that’s about it. I asked a friend who works in public
radio, and she said, “It’s a parasite. It eats your body.” That d
Commissioner Randy Leonard offered an amendment this morning on the simmering LT2 debate, scuttling plans for a direct filtration plant in favor of one that uses UV technology to treat Portland's drinking water. "I can count to three," Leonard said acknowledging he did not have the votes for filtration. Filtration was estimated to cost $385 million not including the costs of borrowing. UV ...