6 results for tag: public health


Lead in Oregon’s Drinking Water

Where it comes from, health impacts, and who is working to solve these problems.

Toxics Lurking in Our Water

Learning what toxics issues are top of mind for Oregon communities.

Keeping Water Within Reach

State action is needed to make sure Oregonians have access to running water for hygiene and health during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Waters Out of Whack

Harmful algae blooms are becoming more common. This is the story of 8 bodies of water in Oregon and the neighboring communities affected by toxic algae growth.

How do we handle algae?

The water crisis in Salem is a wake-up call to the growing threat of harmful algae blooms in Oregon. How can we prevent these events from happening more in the future?

Summer with a side of algae

Add Odell Lake and Ross Island to the list. As summer heats up, harmful algae blooms are taking off across the state. Now is the time to talk about why this is happening and what we can do to stop it.