Crews Clean Up Water Main Break

EUGENE, Ore. – Residents on west 28th Avenue between Chambers Street and Garfield Street are still being told to boil their water before drinking it Monday night. A pipe burst there Sunday morning, flooding the streets. EWEB says the fact the pipe is more than 50 years old and the recent heat were the likely … Continue reading »

Water Mains Burst Due to Cold

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents living near 4th and Polk woke up to an interesting sight in their front yard after a water main burst early Sunday morning. “Just came out to a big old river of water on the street,” said Eugene resident Jacob Hansen. EWEB said it had a number of water mains around … Continue reading »

EWEB Continues Work on Water Main

EUGENE, Ore. — A water main break in earlier September is still being worked on by the Eugene Water and Electric Board. The road is still down to one lane near 19th Avenue and Pearl Street while crews repair the 70-year-old pipe. EWEB says the work has taken longer than expected because fixing the pipe … Continue reading »

Main Break Doesn’t Impact School

EUGENE, Ore. – Wednesday morning’s water main break was right across the street from South Eugene High School. The school held its first official full day back with all of its students Wednesday. The principal says even though the main break was right next door, it didn’t seem to hurt traffic too much. “Things went … Continue reading »

EWEB Repairs 70-year-old Pipe

EUGENE, Ore. — Major repairs were underway in south Eugene after a huge water main break Wednesday morning. Crews worked to repair the main break, which was about 4-feet deep at the corner of Amazon Parkway and 19th Avenue. Witnesses who saw it unfold say the water just continued to gush out onto the streets … Continue reading »

EWEB Repairs Water Main

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents in the Churchill area say a water main break flooded the streets of their neighborhood Sunday. The Eugene Water and Electric Board says the water main broke just after 1 p.m. and flooded Wilshire Lane and Wilshire Circle. EWEB repaired the water main just before 3 p.m. It was so hot … Continue reading »

Water Main Shutdown to Affect Winchester

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The City of Roseburg will shut down a water main in the Winchester area on Tuesday. The water will be shut off on Jan. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. so crews work on installing a new water main between Hooker Road and the Water Treatment Plant on Pioneer Way. The … Continue reading »

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 »

Traffic Alert: Broken Water Main

EUGENE, Ore. — A water main broke at the intersection of 18th Ave. and Pearl St. It happened early Thursday morning, leaving 34 E-WEB customers without water. Crews will be working to fix the pipe all morning and possibly into the afternoon, so drivers are encouraged to avoid that area if possible.