Bend begins water project

By Hillary Borrud • The Bulletin Published Mar 14, 2014 at 12:01AM
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin City officials and others signed their names on a ceremonial first section of pipe, during the Bend water project pipeline groundbreaking.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Amy Short, 10, bottom, and Kathy Schulz, who both live near Tumalo Creek at the end of Skyliners Road, sign the ceremonial first section of pipe, during the Bend water pipeline groundbreaking.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Protester Allie Morgan holds a sign during the Bend water project pipeline groundbreaking, off Skyliners Road west of Bend Thursday morning .
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Salem residents Lorne Urban, left, and Rick Boedigheimer, both employees of Emery & Sons Construction, check the surface level while compacting gravel during staging for the Bend water pipeline project off Skyliners Road west of Bend Thursday morning.