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Oregon allocates $295,000 for water improvements

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Oregon City Administrator Michael Beazley says the $295,000 is going to additional design engineering services for raw water treatment improvements at the water treatment plant.

"We saw what happened to Toledo," said Beazley. "It's important that we stay ahead of the problem."

Beazley says Oregon Council approved a contract with engineering services company Arcadis.

"Technology evolves and the problem seems to persist," said Beazley. "So we just want to make sure we have all the procedures that we need and we stay with all the new cutting edge technology."

The city administrator says the company is looking at 3-4 different technologies that can be used and what new ways the city can go about guaranteeing clean water.

"For Oregon it's important that we continue to get this right," said Beazley. "We want to be aware of the changing technology, aware of the best practices and get some advice on these things."

Even though Oregon's water was in the clear during the crisis Beazley says they cannot help but notice what is going on in the bay with the increased algae levels.

"We're dealing with the same problems on the intake side as Toledo," said Beazley. "We just want to make sure we stay ahead of it and we look at this as a long term challenge and we make the right investments so that we give all people safe water."

City officials say they are truly looking at the long term goal to meet the need of clean water and they're recognizing the solution is priceless. 

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