June 14 2017

June 14, 2017

Tanker Crash Highlights Importance of Emergency Preparedness and Response Efforts

A fuel tanker was carrying approximately 11,000 gallons of gasoline when it crashed along the McKenzie Highway one mile east of Leaburg on June 13, 2017. While there are a number of potential hazards that could impact our water supply, chemical spills from transportation accidents is one of the highest threats to the McKenzie watershed.

June 12 2017

June 12, 2017

Smart Tech Saves Time and Money in Locating Leaky Water Pipes

A recent water pipeline assessment that relied on a free-swimming acoustic sensor called a "SmartBall" is an example of using innovative, cost-effective methods to maintain our infrastructure.

May 30 2017

May 30, 2017

FEMA provides $3.5 million to EWEB to help with ice storm recovery costs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $3.5 million to EWEB in late May to help offset the financial costs of the devastating ice storm that struck Eugene on Dec. 15, 2016.

May 12 2017

May 12, 2017

EWEB Invests More Than $30 Million in Filtration Plant

After investing more than $30 million upgrading, expanding and renovating our Hayden Bridge Water Filtration Plant over the past eight years, we are nearly done with a series of capital improvements aimed at increasing reliability and efficiency at the 67-year-old facility.

May 08 2017

May 08, 2017

Kids and Parents: Celebrate National Drinking Water Week by Exploring How Clean Drinking Water Gets to Your Home!

Our award-winning "Tapping into Clean Water" exhibit is now on display at The Science Factory. And during Drinking Water Week, May 8 - 12, 2017, you can check out the WaterTown USA game board at EWEB's downtown location. We also will be selling emergency drinking water storage containers in our lobby, as part of our Drinking Water Week celebration and our Emergency Preparedness & Water Reliability Program.