local | Water | Recreation | NW LifeOPB | June 21, 2017 1:46 p.m. | Portland
Water quality testing consistently shows it's safe to swim in the Willamette River. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you decide to take a dip.
Four months after a disastrous wastewater spill in Puget Sound, water quality levels are normal.
The Navy is being sued for releasing heavy metals into Puget Sound by scraping a ship hull. But in the nearby city of Bremerton, it's going to take more than that to shake locals' love of the Navy.
local | Water | Environment | NewsOPB | June 7, 2017 3:26 p.m. | Portland
Several stretches of the Willamette River in downtown Portland are poised for a makeover in the coming decade.
Climate change | News | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Water | WorldKUOW/EarthFix | June 4, 2017 10:15 p.m. | Vancouver, British Columbia
People in the U.S. technically have no say in the matter of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline. But that hasn’t kept them from protesting increased tanker traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
The suction dredge mining bill now goes to the governor for signature.
local | Water | Environment | NewsOPB | May 23, 2017 10 a.m. | Portland
The Portland Water Bureau learned this month it has lost a key exemption to federal water testing rules, meaning the city must build a water treatment facility.