Land Use & Housing Committee gets a Clean Water update 


Mark Jockers Nora Curtis 2   Clean Water Services' Nora Curtis and Mark Jockers talked with Land Use & Housing Committee members this week about the current efforts underway at the agency.
   Curtis provided members with an update on some capital improvements Clean Water Services has in the works for south Washington County.
   The wastewater utility is looking at $30 million in capital improvements, mainly to replace interceptor piping with larger pipes to handle future capacity and growth.
   Curtis also provided an update to the design and construction standards process.  
   Members also heard from Jockers about the Tualatin Basin Water Supply Project, which relates to Scoggins Dam, Hagg Lake, and water supply.
   Jockers also talked about the change in leadership at Clean Water Services.
   Diane Taniguchi-Dennis started in her new role as chief executive officer (CEO) at the first of this month, replacing Bill Gaffi, who led the utility for 24 years.
   For further information, turn to Clean Water Services' website.