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 19 2023

January 19, 2023 Rachael McDonald and Robyn Smith, EWEB Communications

EWEB electric and water crews support other utilities through mutual aid agreement

At EWEB, we do what we can to help others in need. That’s been the reality for several of our electric and water crews over the past few weeks as we’ve responded to mutual aid requests for storm response and drinking water restoration, locally, and out of state.

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.

January 12 2023

January 12, 2023 Rachael McDonald, EWEB Communications

When the water main breaks, EWEB crews are ready

EWEB has 800 miles of transmission and distribution lines transporting your drinking water underground throughout the city. It eventually comes out of your tap as delicious thirst-quenching water. But what goes into maintaining all those pipes? And what happens when one gets a leak? We went to find out.

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.