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EWEB combats elusive nutria living near its canals

By: Alex Zielinski | News reporter

New population-reduction techniques use non-lethal means to ensure safety near Waterville Reservoir

In the dark, earthy underground canals leading to Walterville Reservoir, about 15 miles east of Eugene, small non-native rodents are burrowing in unwelcome turf. They’re called nutria, and a local utilities company says the rodents have to go. Follo…