EWEB targets Glenwood for new water facility

SPRINGFIELD – Two keywords drive the supply of drinking water: resiliency and redundancy. The Eugene Water & Electric Board has eyes for Glenwood’s section of the Willamette River to bolster both R’s for the region. 

This week, Karen Kelley and Wallace McCullough, water operations managers, along with Rodney Price, assistant general manager, pitched to Springfield City Councilors the development proposal of a water treatment plant site in Glenwood. 

The water and electric company is the largest municipal water utility in Oregon, despite having only one source of drinking water for . . .