Council mulls pluses, minuses of water treatment options

Public hearing planned this coming Tuesday on UV vs. filtration plant, which costs more but does more.

The Portland City Council is between a rock and a hard place when it comes to treating a potentially deadly parasite in the Bull Run Watershed. They can either spend $105 million to prevent a problem that has not yet surfaced — or up to $500 million to also prevent additional problems that don’t yet exist.

Source: Pamplin Media Group – Council mulls pluses, minuses of water treatment options