In the Media

January 4, 2012 – The Source Weekly – Bogged Down on Mirror Pond

A river wants to be a river, not a pond. You can make a river behave like a pond for a while by putting a dam in front of it, but sooner or later – sooner if the pond is shallow – the area outside of the main channel will fill up with sediment and the river will go back to being a river again.

January 5, 2012 – Bend Bulletin – Put Bend’s Bridge Creek surface water project to a vote

The Bend City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at City Hall to adopt a public facilities plan that includes a highly controversial surface water improvement project. Many believe that Bend’s City Council should put the SWIP to a vote so that ratepayers, who must pay for the entire project — currently estimated to cost $68 million — can approve or reject it.