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Join Us for Cycle the Well Field on May 30

By Lindsay Wochnick

Hop on your bike and join us for this year’s
Cycle the Well Field
A fun, family-friendly event celebrating Portland’s groundwater source

When: Saturday, May 30, 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: 9920 NE Cascades Parkway, in Portland

The Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council invite you to Cycle the Well Field, a bicycle tour of Portland’s groundwater drinking water source.

The Ride

Water Bureau staff will reveal the mysteries of groundwater as you ride through the city’s Groundwater Protection Area. You’ll learn about how groundwater gives the city flexibility and reliability in its water supply, and how you can help protect this important resource. All participants are required to wear helmets.

Length and Difficulty

The ride is about 16 miles long over relatively flat terrain. We take a slow to moderate pace, with multiple stops and a lunch break. While the ride is relatively flat, please consider its length, busy intersections, and possible headwinds. Ages 12 and older are welcome.

Sign Me Up!

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To register, sign up online or get in touch with Penny Beckwith at 503-281-1132 or by e-mail.

Lisa Vieno
Water Education


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