Rogue Lea Estates
This small manufactured housing community's management plan addresses refueling of equipment, spill cleanup, and regulatory and non-regulatory measures to reduce risks from high density housing areas.
The City of Maupin water system serves a population of 420 people. Management strategies include installing a drinking water protection area sign, public education, a hazardous waste collection day, a clean business award, and education using the OSU Extension Home-A-Syst program.
Rainbow park has a variable population of 40-50. Management strategies include an agreement not to spray along a travel corridor, annual inspection and maintenance of septic systems, education, and notification of the local volunteer fire department and the Hazmat coordinator on the location of the Drinking Water Source Area.
The City of Springfield serves approximately 60,000 people in Lane County. Management strategies include a public education program, adoption of a drinking water protection overlay zone, a groundwater monitoring program, enhancing the existing hazardous waste collection program and spill response plan, forming public-private partnerships, implementing a water conservation program, and using property purchase and donation to protect areas.
The City of Hubbard serves approximately 2255 people in Marion County. Management strategies for reducing drinking water contamination risk include educational programs on proper well management and chemical handling, best management practices for equipment repair, fuel storage, and other agricultural practices, recognition programs for agricultural producers and businesses that protect groundwater, a business mentoring program, educational programs for hazardous waste disposal and stormwater management, and best management practices for reducing risk from residential sources.
Coburg's protection plan contains management strategies addressing education of the agricultural, commercial, and residential communities on the need for protection of groundwater. The plan also includes recognition programs for agricultural and commercial businesses that protect groundwater, development of an incentives program that promotes agricultural groundwater stewardship, and investigation of the feasibility of managing stormwater runoff.
The City of Veneta's plan addresses citizen participation in drinking water protection, educational programs, well health and septic system health programs, pollution prevention measures, zoning and regulation strategies, and a water conservation program.
Management strategies include the establishment of a well health education program, education about the proper handling, storage, and application of chemicals, an educational program to decrease risks to groundwater associated with equipment repair facilities and fuel storage, and education for residents, farm operators, businesses, and industry about groundwater contamination risks. The plan also addresses cleanup of contamination sites, proper hazardous waste disposal, stormwater best management practices, and improving emergency preparedness.
The management program was developed and adopted by the cities of Portland, Gresham and Fairview to minimize risks to the Portland Water Bureaus Columbia South Shore Well Field. The well field supplements the Bull Run surface water supply during the summer demand season and is used as an emergency back up supply. Portland Water Bureau serves over 800,000 Oregonians. Management strategies for businesses include adoption of a drinking water protection overlay zone that requires operational and structural improvements to minimize the risk to groundwater. Requirements are triggered by the quantities of chemicals used and apply to both new and existing businesses. Residential and agricultural property owners are also asked to address the potential impacts of their activities to this important groundwater resource by adopting best management practices for the use of household and agricultural chemicals.