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.
New research shows some of the orca populations that visit the Salish Sea are booming while the orcas who spend most of their time there are suffering. It comes down to what the different orcas eat.
The city of Chiloquin has agreed to sell roughly 2.5 million gallons of water to Crater Lake National Park during May and June after the park was told it could no longer draw from Annie Creek.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | Water | NewsStatesman Journal | April 19, 2017 5:26 p.m.
Tillamook Bay was closed to commercial shellfish harvesting last week, following a massive spill of liquid manure from a nearby dairy. It was scheduled to reopen Wednesday night.
Northwest communities are getting their drinking water from aging infrastructure that is costly to maintain and prone to breaking down.
Researchers measured the snowpack on Mount Hood on Thursday. Oregon’s snowpack is at 125 percent of normal.
local | Water | Environment | NewsOPB | March 29, 2017 11:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
A judge has ruled that a federal lawsuit against Portland General Electric over water quality on the Lower Deschutes River can move forward.
The Kootenai River’s endangered white sturgeon are getting help from scientists who are using soundwaves to learn how sediment is building up and affecting the fish’s ability to reproduce.
local | Water | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife | News | History | EnvironmentOPB | March 26, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Bay Center, Washington
Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.