January 19 2024

January 19, 2024 Aaron Orlowski, EWEB Communications

Reenergized McKenzie River Valley transmission lines allow EWEB crews to restore power upriver

On Friday, a majority of EWEB crews tackled power restoration efforts upriver, after federally managed transmission lines were reenergized Thursday.

January 18 2024

January 18, 2024 Aaron Orlowski, EWEB Communications

EWEB estimates one week to complete power system restoration

On Wednesday, EWEB crews restored power for about 10,000 customers by repairing large equipment first.

January 17 2024

January 17, 2024 Aaron Orlowski, EWEB Communications

Second round of ice and ensuing thaw prompt mass power outages

On Wednesday, all EWEB crews, who have been working nonstop since Saturday, traversed EWEB’s service territory assessing the damage and restoring transmission lines and main power feeders.

January 16 2024

January 16, 2024 Aaron Orlowski, EWEB Communications

Power restored at EWEB’s water treatment plant

Crews restored electric power at EWEB's Hayden Bridge Water Filtration Plant Monday evening, allowing operators to switch off the generators and rely again on the grid. Meanwhile, EWEB crews brace for additional outages amidst second round of ice and during the coming thaw.

January 14 2024

January 14, 2024 Aaron Orlowski, EWEB Communications

EWEB crews making downed lines safe and restoring power across Eugene and the foothills

As EWEB works to restore electric service to customers affected by the ice storm, the customer-owned utility is following established policies and its “hierarchy of repair” to prioritize repairs that restore electric service to the greatest number of customers.