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Portland Water Bureau Has Location, Technology In Mind For New Filtration Plant

The Portland Water Bureau is advancing a plan to filter Portland's drinking water for the first time since the system came on line in 1895.

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Scientists Deliver Live Salmon To Sick, Endangered Young Orca

Scientists have taken an unprecedented step to save one of the Salish Sea’s 75 endangered orcas: They tried to feed her in the wild.

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Washington Is Abnormally Dry This Year, Oregon Even More So

The U.S. Drought Monitor says the entire state of Washington is abnormally dry. In Oregon, nearly 90 percent of the state is facing moderate to severe drought.

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Water Quality At Round Butte Dam

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit over water management at Round Butte Dam in Central Oregon.

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Columbia River Treaty Negotiators Ask For Patience Ahead Of Further Talks

The 54-year-old treaty provides flood protection to Portland and smoothes out Northwest hydropower production.

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Klamath Tribes' Water Case Gets Its Day In Court, But No Ruling Yet

A federal judge heard arguments in a case filed by the Klamath Tribes of southern Oregon seeking greater protections for endangered sucker fish in Upper Klamath Lake.

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Oregon Health Authority Issues Health Advisory For Fecal Bacteria At 2 Beaches

The state has issued recreational health advisories for Nye Beach and Sunset Bay State Park Beach on the Oregon coast.

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Are Northwest Lakes Safe To Swim In?

Jackson Ludwig loves lakes. In 2003, Ludwig had a summer job as a Green Lake lifeguard, and the lake closed because of a toxic algae bloom. 

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Feds Come To Rescue Of Portland Levee System

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will contribute $3 million over the next three years to study the 27-mile levee system that protects the Portland area from Columbia River flooding

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Migrant Workers The Key To Russia's Smooth-Running World Cup

Behind the veneer of Russia's World Cup are legions of migrant workers from Central Asia, who built the stadiums and keep them running.

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