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Pacific Green Party presenting Water Regionalization Forum

From the open publishing newswire: The City of Portland is currently engaged in talks to share control of the Bull Run watershed among the thirteen municipalities that it serves. This important (and under-reported) decision could have a dramatic impact on water rates, new development, and accountability. A panel will present their arguments for and against the proposal, as well as an update on its current status, and then take questions from the audience.

On Thursday, October 17 from 6:30-8:30 pm, there will be a forum to present various perspectives on the proposed regionalization of Portland's Bull Run water supply. The forum will take place in the U.S. Bank meeting room in the downtown Multnomah County Library at SW 10th and Taylor. The event is being organized by the Portland Metro Chapter of the Pacific Green Party to educate the public on the pros and cons in regard to this important decision, as well as its current status. Panelists will include Mark Knudson from the City of Portland's Water Bureau; Edward Campbell, a Water Resources Staff Assistant; Scott Forrester from Friends of the Clackamas River; and John Wish of the Portland Public Utilities Review Board. [ Read more... ]

[ Pacific Green Party, Portland Metro Chapter ]