Water Environment Services

Water Environment Services

Media and Interested Parties: Water Environment Services Advisory Committee to meet May 23 at Clackamas County Development Services Building

The Water Environment Services Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, May 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 115 of the Clackamas County Development Services Building at 150 Beavercreek Road in Oregon City.

Tri-City Good Neighbor Agreement Joint Work Session set for Tuesday, May 21

From: Edward Nieto, Clackamas County Public & Government Affairs, 503-742-4371

A Tri-City Good Neighbor Agreement Joint Work Session involving Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES), the City of Gladstone and the City of Oregon City will take place Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in The Board of County Commissioners Hearing Room (409) on the fourth floor of the Clackamas County Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Rd., in Oregon City.

Water Environment Services Educational Campaign Honored with Environmental Award

Water Environment Services (WES) has been awarded with the prestigious 2019 National Environment Achievement Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for its “Keep the Wipes Out!” educational campaign, which is designed to protect sewer infrastructure, water quality and watershed health.
The award, given in the Civic Education and Public Information category, was presented to WES Director Greg Geist at ACWA’s Winter Conference in Albuquerque, N.M. on Feb. 6.  

Water Environment Services accepting grant proposals up to $30,000 for watershed improvement

The application period for the 2019 RiverHealth Stewardship Program grants, administered by Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES), is now open. Grants of up to $30,000 are available to groups within the Portland metropolitan area who seek to improve the health of watersheds located within the surface water areas served by WES.

Community groups, businesses, schools, nonprofits, student groups, faith organizations, neighborhood or business associations, and service groups are welcome to apply.

The application deadline is April 30.

Completed Carli Creek Water Quality Project protects Clackamas River from pollutants

From: Edward Nieto, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-742-4371

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) hosted a tree-planting ceremony on Friday, March 22 to commemorate the completion of the Carli Creek Water Quality Project, which filters pollutants from stormwater runoff before it reaches the Clackamas River, the source of drinking water for nearly 400,000 people.