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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Free wildfire property assessment available to City and County residents

Fire victims surveying their home

Neighborhoods within the Wildland Urban Interface Zone of Grants Pass, where homes and wildlands mix, have a greater risk of being affected by a wildfire.

 

Rick McClintock, the Firewise Coordinator for Josephine County, will come out to any home o...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Groundwater "bubbler" explained

groundwater bubbler

We’re all accustomed to seeing the Rogue River flow through Grants Pass, but why is there a constant flow of water along a section of NE 8th street near Grants Pass High School?

One might attribute the endless flow to someone who forgot to shut off their g...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Flood Risks and Protections

Flooding in Rogue River Oregon

Are You Prepared for a Flood?

Rather than wait for a flood to occur, you can act now to protect your property from flood damage. Even if your property never flooded in the past, there is a 26% chance of experiencing a flood over the life of a 30-year mortg...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Video: Wastewater Division uses high-pressure water to remove root blockage

root blockage removal

Last week, we told you how employees with the City’s Wastewater Division joined together to blast apart a root ball that was blocking 90% of a sewer pipe.

Here is a video of the operation, narrated by Nevin VanFossan, the operator of the CCTV van. The Jet/...

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