Public Works Department

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Public Works 

The department's employees are responsible for providing the community with water, and wastewater systems, as well as maintaining approximately 175 miles of streets and rights-of-way, and the surface and subsurface storm drain systems.

Our divisions are unique but share one goal - to allow people to live together in a healthy, environmentally safe manner.

For any questions regarding Public Works or the Solid Waste Agency, please contact Public Works at 541-450-6110, or send an email to Jason Canady.


Our Engineering Division helps to create the orderly development of our community by ensuring that private and public development comply with adopted facility plans and development standards.

Streets and Public Works Maintenance Issues

If you have Public Works Maintenance issues, please fill out and submit the online Public Works Maintenance Form.

Plant Tours (Water Treatment Plant or Water Restoration Plant)

Interested in touring the Water Treatment Plant or the Water Restoration Plant? Fill out the Tour Request Form. Allow 5 business days in advance of requested tour date.

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Contact Us

  1. Jason Canady

    Public Works Director
    Email Jason Canady

    101 NW A Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    Ph: 541-450-6110
    Fx: 541-450-6765


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Engineering Division

    Ph: 541-450-6078

    Water Treatment Plant

    Ph: 541-450-6118

    Water Restoration Plant

    Ph: 541-450-6121


    Ph: 541-450-6123

    Staff Directory