Water Line Break in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Some Corvallis residents lost water Tuesday morning, while city crews fixed a water line break. Public Works crews say a pipe burst on the corner of Southwest Whiteside Drive and Long Street over the weekend. The water line was under the base of a tree, so crews cut down the tree in … Continue reading »

Water Main Break Still Not Repaired

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Last week’s water main break in Cottage Grove is still not repaired and may not be for weeks. Crews are closely monitoring the area because it’s now prone to sinkholes. The break happened Wednesday on South 10th Street between Monroe and Quincy avenues. Water service in the area has been restored, … Continue reading »

Boil Water Alert for 117 EWEB Customers

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB is asking 117 of its customers to boil their water after a water main break Sunday afternoon. Crews are working to fix the problem on West 28th Avenue from Chambers to Garfield by midnight. Due to the loss in positive pressure to pipes, EWEB has issued this boil water notice. EWEB … Continue reading »

EWEB Issues Boil Water Notice

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB issued a boil water notice Wednesday morning to some customers in south Eugene due to a water main break. The notice affects approximately 100 customers in the Donald Street area from 48th to 53rd avenues. EWEB says customers who receive the notice should follow instructions until the notice is lifted. Click here … Continue reading »

Water Main Break in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Sewage is filling up in some Corvallis basements, after a water main burst in the College Hill neighborhood Thursday. It happened on Tyler Avenue between 35th and 36th streets. The city says the storm drain and sanitary system eventually go to the same pipe, and it backed up, causing some sewage to … Continue reading »

Crews Repair Corvallis Water Main

CORVALLIS, Ore. — City crews have wrapped up repairs to the water main on Fifth Street in Corvallis. Public Works crews replaced the pipe after it broke Tuesday and have been running tests to make sure it meets state and federal standards. Traffic is now back to normal and surrounding businesses say they are happy … Continue reading »

SUB Repairs Broken Water Main

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A broken water main in Springfield is patched, but repairs aren’t over yet. Springfield Utility Board (SUB) crews worked overnight to fix the pipe at 42nd and Main Streets, but now the streets need work. They blame the break on the ground settling. Workers filled the deep hole with gravel and a … Continue reading »

Coquille Issues Boil-Water Alert

COQUILLE, Ore. — There was a water main break in Coquille around 3 p.m. Wednesday. That means some residents won’t have water at all. Others will get brown water out of the tap. Until it’s repaired, city leaders say you need to boil all water for the next 12 hours.

EWEB Crews Replace Water Main

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB crews partially shut down a busy downtown Eugene intersection Monday to replace an old water main. Back in August, the main ruptured, causing massive flooding in the area. Crews did a quick fix but needed to put in about 800 feet of new pipe. “It’s an old cast iron pipe, about … Continue reading »

Eugene Water Main Breaks

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second time in as many weeks, EWEB is left fixing a busted main. The latest pipe to burst was in a steep area near Spencer Butte Middle School. Crews created a crater at the site to fix the eight-inch pipe. EWEB says this time of year, when it doesn’t rain … Continue reading »

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