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 »

Crews Return to Water Main Break

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB crews partially closed Pearl Street again as they continue to repair last week’s major water main break. EWEB says crews patched the main last week, addressing immediate concerns. Tuesday, they were back finishing cosmetic repairs. Over the next few weeks, workers will lay concrete and repave the corner there at 18th … Continue reading »

Major EWEB Water Main Breaks

EUGENE, Ore. — A major water main broke early Thursday morning and left 34 EWEB customers without water for most of the day. EWEB says the pipe that burst was a 16-inch pipe. That’s three times the size of the utility’s standard water main, and supervisors say this one looked like it burst due to … Continue reading »