January 25 2023

January 25, 2023 Rachael McDonald, EWEB Communications

Firewood program in Blue River helps Holiday Farm Fire survivors stay warm

An EWEB-supported program provides firewood for people affected by the 2020 Holiday Farm Fire. The McKenzie Firewood program was developed by Pure Water Partners (PWP) in 2021.

January 12 2023

January 12, 2023 Robyn Smith, EWEB Communications

Your electric rates at work: EWEB’s grid demonstrates resiliency during December’s winter storms

Despite an ice storm and a few windstorms in Eugene and the McKenzie Valley in the past few weeks, EWEB has so far fended off widespread weather-caused power outages – largely because of investments in year-round system maintenance and infrastructure improvements.

December 30 2022

December 30, 2022

EWEB helps rural water utility by donating equipment and staff expertise

In response to a call for aid this week, EWEB’s water division jumped into action to assist the town of Mapleton after a leak in their water system left about 260 homes without running water.

November 10 2022

November 10, 2022

EWEB Prepares for Winter Weather Year-Round

For EWEB, preparing for harsh winter storms is a year-round responsibility. While we can’t control the weather, we can make our electric infrastructure more resilient to withstand storms that bring snow, ice and wind to Eugene.

October 27 2022

October 27, 2022

EWEB Drills Down on Winter Storm Preparation

Imagine if heavy snowfall and freezing rain hit Eugene this winter. Imagine damaged trees, road closures and widespread power outages. What would you do?