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At first the ywere leaning toward a membrane filtration system and then they considered a ultraviolet system with backup wells.

 

Councilors were to make a final decision at tonight's city council meeting, but now a decision has been pusehd back to  November 6th.

 

Councilor Victor Chudowsky says he's leaning toward the membrane system.

 

I think the main thing for rate payers is there is no clear winner in terms of cost because of the unkonwn cost of adding the backup wells.  It's not clear one s cheaper than another, and it may even be more expensive.  And we also want to make the most of our dual water supply and that helps in that respect.

 

Chudowsky says the membrane filter system will protect the water supply in the event of a fire in the water shed, the U-V system won't.

 

He is also worried totally changing the water treatment system could potentially affect the timeline for the city's urban gorwth boundary expansion.

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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