Photo of Columbia River House Boat community taken from levee in the Bridgeton Neighborhood
Portland Tribune: House, Senate Give Nod to Multnomah County Levee District
A new taxing district may ask Multnomah County voters to search their pockets for the cost of a capital improvements bond to keep the Columbia River corralled...
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Photo of the Columbia Corridor industrial buildings and the Columbia Slough
Portland Tribune: Risk of levee failure highest in North Portland
Columbia River waterline could swell to 37 feet, Geological Survey and Army Corps of Engineers say...
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Aerial photo of Peninsula Drainage District #1
Portland Tribune: Let it flow during next Columbia River flood?
Some want to let the river flow onto nearby green areas rather than replace the levee that failed in the 1948...
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photo of a levee and the columbia slough
Portland Tribune: Bills seek tax aid to shore up levee system
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All Portlanders might help pay to protect the city from Columbia River floods, if lawmakers vote to authorize...
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photo of US Senator Ron Wyden testifying
KATU News: Oregon lawmakers push for flood protection feasibility study for Portland
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Oregon lawmakers are urging federal officials in Washington D.C. to support a flood protection feasibility study...
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photo of people walking on Broughton Beach along the Columbia River
Portland Tribune: County property owners may pay for flood control
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County property owners may pay for flood control By Steve Law | published April 17, 2018 Columbia River levee system needs more funding to win federal approval, most of Multnomah County may be asked to share the funding load. Multnomah...
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Photo of House Boats on the Columbia River
Levee and Flood Wall along the Columbia River in North Portland
Portland Tribune: Could Vanport Flood happen again?
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State study shows just how vulnerable we are if any Columbia River flood-control levees fail...
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a map of the boundaries for Pen 1, Pen 2, MCDD, & SDIC drainage districts along the Columbia Corridor
Portland Tribune: Shore up levee before it’s too late
The Portland area needs to learn from the experiences in New Orleans and Houston, where devastating urban floods - a decade apart - led to divisive...
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the Railroad Embankment at the western end of the levee system
Portland Tribune: When the levee breaks…the bank
Entire Portland area may be asked to help improve levee system via property tax-funded bonds...
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