• City of Bend gets moving on projects to update, upgrade Awbrey Butte-area water system

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    Awbrey Butte will be seeing improvements to its water distribution system. Learn more about the project here.

    By Bola Gbadebo of KTVZ

    BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Several improvements for northwest Bend’s water distribution system are on the way with the Awbrey Butte Waterline Improvement Project over the next few years, to replace and extend aging or too-small water pipelines serving the area.

    “It identifies some of the big items we need to address soon,” Senior Project Engineer Jake Sherman said Monday.

    Not one or two, but eight interrelated water improvement projects are planned in the area of Awbrey Butte, phased over a two-year period, to boost capacity, replace aging and small water pipes, and ensure adequate firefighting…