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Willamette River Water Quality

July 22, 2011

There have been a lot of questions regarding Willamette River Water Quality that have come to surface with all this new conversation about THE BIG FLOAT.  It is very exciting that people in Portland are again considering the Willamette River as a potential recreational resource.  Ultimately, yes, there is still a lot of work ahead to improve the ecological health of our Mighty Willamette River into the gem of a swimming hole it can and should be, not only for humans but for all wildlife.


For now let me refer you to three documents issued by the City of Portland, Oregon DEQ and Willamette Riverkeepers.  You can judge for yourself if you are nervous to swim in the Willamette becuase of fears based in reality or fiction.







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