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  • Clackamas River

    In light of the unfortunate water quality issues in Flint, Michigan, the Lake Oswego Tigard Water Partnership would like to share some information about the quality of Lake Oswego’s drinking water, which Tigard water customers will also share this summer.

  • City of Lake Oswego sandbags available

    The City is offering sand and bags to residents of Lake Oswego. Sand and bags are available at the Lake Oswego Skate Park, 5520 Willow Lane (at the entrance). Overhead lights will be on throughout the night so that citizens can fill the sandbags more easily. Citizens can take as many bags as necessary, but will need to fill their own...

  • Water Conservation

    Lake Oswego customers have shown that they take water management seriously. Seasonal peaks have dropped 25% over the past 5 years when compared with historical norms. This year, conditions on the Clackamas River - where Lake Oswego gets its drinking water - continue to be lower than normal and predictions for the rest of the summer...

  • City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

    The City of Lake Oswego Engineering Division has rolled out a "new updated" CAD Standards and Guidelines Manual.  For use by engineering professionals designing public infrastructure, these standards represent a significant revision of previous Lake Oswego CAD Standards.  The manual covers integration of...

  • City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

    “The River Starts Here” is a new public education campaign being undertaken by most of the stormwater utilities in the Portland Metro area, including the City of Lake Oswego. The goal of the campaign is to help all of us recognize our role in protecting water quality, and give us some simple ideas on how we can help with...

  • Water Audits can show you where you could save

     One of the most important things that a homeowner can do to save water is make sure that equipment is functioning appropriately and is efficient.  The City offers free Water Audits to help citizens find ways to use less water.   Water audits are performed during the spring and summer seasons when...

  • Oregon City - Example of LED Retrofit

    On October 22, 2013, the City Council voted to approve the first phase of the streetlight retrofit project to purchase and install approximately 1,400 LED streetlight fixtures.  The first phase comprises about 40% of the streetlight system, since there are roughly 3,680 streetlights citywide.  There are many different styles...

  • Water Samples

    The City of Lake Oswego is requesting volunteers to assist with a sampling program to collect samples of household drinking water to be analyzed for lead and copper. Sixty household sampling sites will be asked to sample once before the end of 2013 and again in the first six months of 2014.