The Eugene Water & Electric Board's water quality is truly extraordinary. Due in
part to our pure source, the McKenzie River, nearly 200,000 EWEB water consumers
are getting some of the cleanest, tastiest water on the planet.
So good, in fact, that Organic Style magazine has named EWEB's water the best in the nation.
Read about EWEB's extensive treatment process, which enables the utility to easily meet all federal and state
water quality requirements. In fact, EWEB's water has never violated a state or
federal water quality standard.
Read the consumer confidence report we publish annually in compliance with federal law. This provides a
snapshot of the previous year's water quality. (PDF)
EWEB is making changes at the reservoir to help ensure safe drinking water. Read our
frequently asked questions to learn more about the potential risks, what's being done
and how you can help.
See the results of EWEB's annual chemical analysis of the treated water:
Unexpected changes in pressure can cause water to flow backward, creating potential contamination.
Learn how to prevent this from happening.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the quality of your drinking water.
Learn what causes the pink "stains" often found in the bathroom, laundry room and kitchen sink and
how to fight them. (PDF reprinted from Opflow, Vol. 32, No. 4 (April 2006),
by permission. Copyright © 2006. American Water Works Association.)
Email our water quality experts
with questions or for more information, or call (541) 341-8500 ext. 2.