Artist: Don Merkt
Title: “Water, Please”
Date: 1997
Medium: Aluminum and stainless steel
Discipline: sculpture
Dimensions: 9' x 30' x 54'
Funding Source: City of Portland (Bureau of Environmental Services)
Location: Water Pollution Control Lab, Environmental Services, Exterior (N. Pittsburgh Ave)
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This piece frames the essential and eternal relationship between man and water. The sculpture establishes a parity between a drop of water and a human being, both of which emanate ripples of effect and consequences on each other.

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