Public Works

Update: Water Supply Status (Day 11)

Release Date: 
08/17/2017

Water supply work has city crews building a platform for an additional well rig to assist with hammering out a blockage causing the pumping equipment to be stuck within the well hole. Two lengths of 10-foot column pipe are above the well hole and three lengths are still in the well hole along with the pump. Crews are expected to complete the platform by the end of the Thursday. The pump installer and additional well driller will both be on-site beginning Friday to remove the blockage and continue work on the well repairs to put Well 2 back online and producing water.

 

Update: Water Supply Status (Day 10)

Release Date: 
08/16/2017

Water supply work came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon at Well 2 located in Roy Raley Park.  33 column pipe and shaft have been removed from the well hole.

Update: Water Supply Status (Day 9)

Release Date: 
08/15/2017

Water supply work continues at Well 2 located in Roy Raley Park. The new pump is scheduled to arrive to the site on Wednesday, along with other replacement pumping equipment. Pump installer is expected to move directly from removal of existing pumping equipment to installing the new pump and new pumping equipment to expedite putting Well 2 back on-line. Well 2 may be back online by the end of this week.

 

Update: Water Supply Status (Day 8)

Release Date: 
08/14/2017

Water supply work began this morning at Well 2 located in Roy Raley Park. Well 2 is the city’s largest production well at about 2.6 million gallons per day.

Update: Well 5 Back Online

Release Date: 
08/12/2017
As of now, one of two city wells was brought back online. Water supply and customer demand have been balanced at about 5.5 million gallons per day with the voluntary curtailment.

Update: Water Supply Status

Release Date: 
08/11/2017

Water supply is still being maintained at about 5.5 million gallons per day with voluntary curtailment.  Pendleton water customer’s efforts continue to be appreciated.

 

Update: Water Supply Status

Release Date: 
08/10/2017

Water supply is still being maintained at about 5.5 million gallons per day with voluntary curtailment with adequate water levels in the water system.  Peak demand with irrigation is typically about 10.5 million gallons per day.  Pendleton water customer’s efforts have been greatly appreciated.

 

Update: Water Supply Status

Release Date: 
08/08/2017

Water supply was checked at 4 am this morning. Nighttime water level recovery in the water system was very similar to what was seen before the first well, Well 5 (Stillman), went off-line last week. This is good news. It means the voluntary effort in minimizing outdoor watering is working at this time. City staff will continue to monitor the situation and provide brief updates. 

 

Public Notice - Voluntary Water Conservation

Release Date: 
08/07/2017

City of Pendleton has its two largest water supply wells out of service as of early this morning.  These two water supply wells provide about 4.6 million gallons of water per day.  Our summer peak demand due to outside irrigation is about 10.5 million gallons per day and non-irrigation season demand is about 2.2 million gallons per day.  City is asking all water customers to voluntarily curtail their outdoor water usage as much as possible until further notice. 

SE 8th Street Bridge Open House Presentation

Release Date: 
08/02/2017

In providing this presentation, the city, state, and consultant reviewed the project schedule, reuse of the bridge trusses, project design, roadway sections, temporary work bridge and in-water work window, and the next steps: executing construction contract Fall 2017, starting construction Spring 2018, and completing the overall project Fall 2019.  The river crossing is expected to be unavailable for about 10 months, with north side residents using an alternative route during this period.  The new bridge is expected to be open to the public in Spring 2019 with removal of the tempo