Eugene-Springfield's resource for clean water & sustainable management practices.
The Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC) protects our local health, safety, and environment by providing high quality management of wastewater treatment to the Eugene-Springfield community--24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Our work is driven by our commitments to:
- High Environmental Standards
- Fiscal Management that is effective and efficient
- A successful intergovernmental partnership
- Maximum reliability and useful life of regional assets and infrastructure
- Public awareness and understanding of MWMC, the regional
wastewater system, and its objective for maintaining water quality and
a sustainable environment.
News and Events
The MWMC is rolling out a video series focused on wastewater treatment, pollution prevention, and sustainability. Find out more about what we do and what you can do to help protect our rivers! Watch our videos on our new YouTube channel.
In the News: the MWMC and other local agencies partner to help keep prescription medications out of local waterways through a drug take back program. KLCC recently met up with us to chat about efforts and raise awareness of the issue. Check out the story!
Media Advisory: the MWMC recently paid off two revenue bonds ahead of schedule. For MWMC ratepayers, it is a net savings of $14.94 million. The MWMC purchased the bonds to implement several capital improvement projects to meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations and our community's growing need for wastewater services. The MWMC cleans approimately 30 millon gallons of wastewater a day for more than 220,000 customers in the Eugene-Springfield community. Read the entire media advisory here.
Project News: the MWMC will begin construction on improvements to the Operations and Maintenance buildings at the Water Pollution Control Facility in 2017. The project will be conducted in phases over 3 years to allow for the necessary day-to-day operations. Visit the project web page to learn more and to sign up for e-updates.
Pollution Prevention Tip!
Prescription medications that get flushed down drains end up at the wastewater treatment facility, and eventually, our waterways where they can harm aquatic life and water quality. There is a safe way to dispose of unwanted or unused prescription medications to ensure they don't pollute our rivers. Read more...