Clean Streams

Water is the most valuable natural resource in the world today, and Salem is fortunate to have an extremely high-quality, reliable, and abundant source.  Conserving, protecting, and learning about our water and its source help ensure this and other important natural resources are available well into the future.

City of Salem Awarded $3 Million Grant to Upgrade System that Makes Electricity from Wastewater Gas

The City received a $3 million grant from Portland General Electric to upgrade its clean power-generation system at the Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Facility.
What’s happening
Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day - Some city offices closed for holiday observance
Nov. 18
Fall Leaf Haul9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.Brown's Island
2895 Faragate ST S Salem OR 97302
Nov. 23
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Nov. 24
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Dec. 02
Fall Leaf Haul9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.Brown's Island
2895 Faragate ST S Salem OR 97302

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Natural Resources Outreach SpecialistPublic Works Department
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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