facility implementation plan
The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners today formally approved the Wastewater Treatment Facility Implementation Plan based on recommendations from its Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC).
“Our community is about to embark on one of the largest wastewater treatment projects in recent history – a comprehensive program that will address short-term growth challenges and long-term community needs for a cleaner and safer community,” said Commissioner Martha Schrader.
The plan itself identifies three parallel efforts that will need to take place simultaneously. Those efforts include addressing short-term wastewater treatment needs for Clackamas County Service District #1; completing the site planning for a new wastewater treatment plant; and launching a community-wide discussion on common wastewater challenges.
“Considering the complexity and magnitude of this type of capital improvement project, we feel strongly that this plan has produced near consensus among stakeholders,” said Commissioner Bill Kennemer. “We especially thank the members of our advisory board and citizens who got involved during this eight month process. We feel comfortable in moving this plan forward.”
The plan was developed in response to three major
factors. The Kellogg sewage treatment plant is over 30 years old and nearing
capacity. In addition, new federal wastewater treatment regulations, along with
projected growth in the
The Clackamas County Service District No. 1 CAC
submitted its final four-part recommendation to the BCC on
The plan, which outlines the processes, decisions, and timelines needed to implement the CAC’s recommendations, is available online at www.co.clackamas.or.us/WES/meetings/ImplPlan112806.pdf
For more information, contact Hilda Stevens, WES Community Relations at (503) 353-4561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Services (WES), a department of