Water Safety in Your Home or Business


Learn about water quality
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When you turn on your tap, you expect the water to be pure, healthy and tasty. That is why we work hard to deliver water that meets or exceeds all state and federal health standards.

Turning off utilities in an emergency
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In case of a disaster of any type, it may be necessary to turn off utilities to avoid damage to your home. 

Backflow prevention
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Backflow prevention helps keep the public water supply safe and drinkable. The state of Oregon and EWEB require annual testing of all backflow-prevention assemblies.

Water Storage Improvement Projects
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The three primary tanks that store drinking water for all of Eugene are nearing the end of their useful lives and do not meet modern seismic standards. Learn how we are upgrading and diversifying water storage.

Emergency Water Stations
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We are working with community partners to develop an emergency water supply program that includes several permanent distribution sites located throughout the community using groundwater wells, as well as mobile water trailers. 



Planning for the future

Personal Preparedness
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Learn how to make a plan, build an emergency supply kit, stay informed, and work together to keep everyone safe.

Save water
Water conservation tips

Water conservation tips

When you save water, you lower your bill while also protecting our environment. Fortunately, there are many simple ways to conserve this precious resource.

Protecting the McKenzie
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Protecting the McKenzie River Watershed helps to ensure excellent drinking water quality for customers and residents today and into the future.