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Posted on: September 12, 2019

New Pipe Repair Equipment

Have you ever had to repair a live sewer pipe under sidewalks, trees, streets, bridges, or waterways? Subsurface crews have and it can be very challenging. Now we have new equipment and a new process to streamline these repairs. 

The subsurface ma...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 12, 2019

UpStream Art Contest and Artists Return

For the second year in a row, the stormwater program will be adding several small murals adjacent to downtown storm drains. The murals depict wildlife along with messages about keeping pollution out of local waterways. In August, 22 artists submitted idea...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Homeowners Engage in Waterway Pilot Project

A pilot project that evaluates a soggy section of a Santa Clara waterway is nearing completion. Staff last year kicked off the East Santa Clara Waterway (ESCW) Enhancement and Maintenance Study. The study looked at a ¾-mile section of the East ...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Wastewater's EMS Program Praised by Third Party Auditor

A recent surveillance audit of the Public Works Wastewater Division resulted in continued certification and high praise. The Wastewater Division continues to maintain a highly effective Environmental Management System under the ISO 14001:2015 Standard. A ...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 29, 2018

United Airlines adding Chicago Service in June

Officials with United Airlines have announced new air service between Eugene and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). 

The once-daily service will feature two-class service on a regional jet, with the first flight from Eugene on June 6, 201...

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