This was taken at Talking Waters Garden, a new kind of water reclamation system. Instead of building a traditional industrial water treatment plant, several cities and businesses partnered to make something novel. They built a series of ponds to cool and clean water from several nearby cities and industrial plants. From the description on the site's web page:
"The Albany-Millersburg Talking Water Gardens is the first public/private engineering project of its kind in the United States: a constructed treatment wetland designed to provide an additional level of natural treatment for a combined municipal and industrial wastewater flow. It will be the final step in returning this treated water safely to the Willamette River – a treatment option its designers say has more than twice the natural resource value of conventional alternatives."
In addition to the ponds, there are a number of waterfalls throughout the garden, which give it the name "Talking Waters". You can see one of them in the right side of the opening picture.
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