Public Works Department
The department's employees are responsible for providing the community with water, wastewater systems, as well as maintaining approximately 175 miles of streets and right-of-ways, and the surface and subsurface storm drain systems.
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 Drainage
- Wastewater Collection
- Wastewater Restoration
- Water Distribution
- Water Treatment
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.
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.
Before You Dig
Protect yourselves and your property against all underground utility damage and liability (not just city utilities such as water and wastewater pipes).
Call 811 before you dig to find out where the underground utility lines might be buried. The service is free and it's the law. Go to DigSafelyOregon to find out more.
Public Works Director
Email Jason Canady
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Engineering DivisionPh: 541-450-6078
Water Treatment Plant
Water Restoration Plant
Starting Tuesday, January 19th through end of day on Friday, January 22nd, 2021 Bridge Street from Westholm Avenue to Leonard Street will be closed from 7am-5pm to through traffic for the construction of the Sanitary Sewer Main and Storm Drain. Read on...
Starting Monday, January 11, 2021 Western Avenue from Bridge Street to SW ‘K’ Street will be closed to through traffic for the construction of the Sanitary Sewer Main and Storm Drain. Detours and flaggers will be in place. Read on...
Construction of the Sanitary Sewer Main and Storm Drain on Spruce Street starting at Webster Road to Bridge Street and continuing on Western Avenue to ‘G’ Street will begin on Monday, November 16, 2020 continuing until Spring 2021. Read on...