Hillsboro, other cities to hold open houses about Willamette Water Supply project

October 13, 2014

The Oregonian – OregonLive.com  (October 13, 2014 at 11:45 AM, updated October 13, 2014 at 11:46 AM / Written by Luke Hammill) Local water officials have announced a series of October and November open houses in Wilsonville, Beaverton, Aloha, Sherwood and Hillsboro, where the public can learn more about the Willamette Water Supply Program. The project…

Water supply will be subject of open house

September 19, 2014

Hillsboro Tribune (Friday, 19 September 2014 01:00 | Written by Fuller, Kathy) Washington County’s Department of Land Use & Transportation, Tualatin Valley Water District and Hillsboro Water invite the public to attend a project open house on Sept. 24 to learn more about the county’s 124th Avenue extension project and the Willamette Water Supply Program.…

Hillsboro turns to Willamette for future water

May 5, 2014

HILLSBORO, Ore. (KOIN) — Some Hillsboro residents could see their water bill go up in a few months if the Hillsboro Utility Commission votes to approve a proposed increase Tuesday. “We’re making a decision today that makes sure Hillsboro has water 40 and 50 years from now,” said Kevin Hanway, director of the Hillsboro Water…

Hillsboro’s trek to the Willamette River could begin soon, others to follow as suburbs plan for growth

April 2, 2014

OregonLive.com—Willamette River water may flow from faucets and sprinkler heads, fuel businesses and water fountains, and course through a maze of pipes to customers throughout Washington County. The Hillsboro Utilities Commission will vote on a preferred secondary water source for Oregon’s fifth-largest city on Tuesday. After a three-year study, the Willamette River near Wilsonville “clearly…

Beaverton, Tigard and Tualatin eyeing Willamette River as future water source

August 30, 2013

By Nicole Friedman and Fenit Nirappil, Oregonian, August 30, 2013 A growing number of Washington County cities are eyeing the Willamette River as a future source of drinking water.The Tualatin Valley Water District and Hillsboro are planning to build a pipeline and water treatment plant to provide customers Willamette water by 2026. The first step…

Road project could give Hillsboro and Tualatin Valley Water District head start on pipeline to Willamette River

May 14, 2013

By Andrew Theen  The Oregonian/OregonLive   (May 14, 2013) Water District’s joint plan to build a pipeline to the Willamette River is already gaining momentum. The city and TVWD, Oregon’s second-largest water provider, formally designated the Willamette River near Wilsonville as the secondary water source of the future at meetings in February and April respectively.…

Tualatin Valley Water District selects Willamette River as future water source

April 24, 2013

OregonLive.com—The Tualatin Valley Water District voted 4-0 Wednesday to tap the Willamette River as the district’s need for water grows in the next 30 years and beyond. The district will partner with Hillsboro, which voted in February to adopt the same long-term strategy for water supply. The two agencies plan to build a water treatment…

Hillsboro’s trek to the Willamette River could begin soon, others to follow as suburbs plan for growth

February 11, 2013

In fewer than 20 years, Willamette River water may flow from faucets and sprinkler heads, fuel businesses and water fountains, and course through a maze of pipes to customers throughout Washington County. The Hillsboro Utilities Commission will vote on a preferred secondary water source for Oregon’s fifth-largest city on Tuesday. After a three-year study, the…