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, 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.
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, 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 »
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 »
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 »