City Hall: Water Bureau Pays Retiree to Write History of Water Bureau

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The Portland Water Bureau, recently the subject of a critical financial audit, has hired a formerly retired Water Bureau employee to update the history of—you guessed it—the Portland Water Bureau.Casey Short, a longtime city employee who first got a job in city government with former Mayor Frank Ivancie in 1982, wrote the original history of the utility bureau in 1983. That book, called Water: ...   More
 
Thursday, March 31, 2011 by

Portland Water Bureau Moves Beyond Loos to Building Houses, Too


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Next month, the Portland Water Bureau unveils its prototype for a "water house," an eco-friendly home more than one year in the making. Located in the Russell neighborhood in Northeast Portland, the new home "showcases water-efficient practices through innovative local green building partnerships," according to a press release from the Water Bureau that announces a Jan. 19 open house at the ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Portland Water Bureau Moves Beyond Loos to Building Houses, Too


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 Next month, the Portland Water Bureau unveils its prototype for a “water house,” an eco-friendly home more than one year in the making.Located in the Russell neighborhood in Northeast Portland, the new home “showcases water-efficient practices through innovative local green building partnerships,” according to a press release from the Water Bureau that ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 by

Portland Water Bureau Moves Beyond Loos to Building Houses, Too


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 Next month, the Portland Water Bureau unveils its prototype for a “water house,” an eco-friendly home more than one year in the making.Located in the Russell neighborhood in Northeast Portland, the new home “showcases water-efficient practices through innovative local green building partnerships,” according to a press release from the Water Bureau that ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 by

Saltzman to Leonard: "I Don't Want to See Water Ratepayers Pay for This" (Updated)


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The day after a bruising primary election looks and sounds like the debate at City Hall around 10:30 am today. That's when, during a discussion of water and sewer rates for fiscal year 2010, newly re-elected Commissioner Dan Saltzman came out swinging against an idea to use $10 million in water ratepayer money to pay for land in Northwest Portland. That industrial land would then be turned into ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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