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From the open publishing newswire: The Friends of the Reservoirs will soon get some national media coverage of the battle over the Portland Water Bureau's Open Reservoir Replacement Project. A few weeks ago, the Friends wrote a letter to the National Trust for Historic Preservation explaining the nature of our preservation emergency. They will post a copy of this letter (attached below) on their website as a Preservation 911 alert. The alert will be on Preservation magazine's website on Tuesday, April 22 around Noon EST. They will also include a photo of the reservoirs, as well as the Friends' website address.

The Friends of the Reservoirs was formed last fall by a group of concerned citizens who oppose the reservoir project. Presently, the Friends are working on several fronts in an attempt to stop the project. One such front includes attracting greater local and national media attention to this issue.
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