Current issues and projects
As a public utility, our business is your business. Keep up to date on issues and projects
affecting the Eugene Water & Electric Board and its 86,000 electric and water customers.
Learn about EWEB's current budget balancing and business re-planning efforts designed to lessen the impact
of future rate increases.
Learn about the technology, EWEB's pilot project and the utility's future plans.
See details about current long-term projects that may impact traffic or temporarily disrupt your electric or
What is happening to the portion of EWEB's riverfront property that was vacated when the utility moved half of its staff to the
new Roosevelt Operations Center in west Eugene?
EWEB is seeking a new federal license to operate its Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project on the
upper McKenzie River.
EWEB is continuing its campaign to invest in our drinking water distribution system,
parts of which date back to
the early days of the utility's founding in 1911. EWEB is also pursuing strategies to develop
a second source of drinking water, in addition to the McKenzie River, to protect against
unplanned service interruptions.
Learn about EWEB's agreement to supply Veneta with wholesale surplus water if the city funds and builds a
10-mile interconnection to EWEB's system.
Faced with rising costs, an eroding customer base and an inefficient distribution system,
EWEB shut down its steam utility in June 2012.
EWEB is working to alert the public to a very disturbing trend – the theft of copper from the electric
distribution system for its value as scrap metal.