Public Works Department
The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining city streets, right of ways, and parks. Primary duties include, but are not limited to grass cutting, tree trimming, snow removal, street signage repair and replacement.
The Water Department’s primary responsibility is to provide residents with clean, safe drinking water. The Sewer Department’s responsibility is to keep the collection lines flowing and treating the sewage at the treatment plant.
Call the Water Department 541-426-4196
•If you have received unusually high or low water bill to schedule a Public Works employee to check for leaks and/or faulty meters.
•If you notice water coming up from streets, sidewalks, grassy areas or fire hydrants so leaks can be repaired.
The Sewer Department cleans the sewer lines on a yearly basis and as needed after routine inspections. The Sewer Department cleans catch basins bi-annually, and on an as–needed basis. Call the Sewer Department if you notice standing water in the streets, around man holes, or smell any foul odor so the problem can be determined and the appropriate repairs can be made.
Any resident or business who experiences a sewage backup of any type should call our Sewer Department at 541-426-3093. A determination will be made if the problem is within the sewer system, or advise the citizen of where a problem may exist.
The Public Works Department offices are located at 905 Golf Course Road. Office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, Friday 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Telephone is 541-426-3093. For water/sewer emergencies call 541-263-0334.