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April 18 2024

April 18, 2024 Robyn Smith, EWEB Communications

Upgrades to Eugene's downtown electric network continue

You may have noticed construction this week on the corner of 7th and Pearl Street. That’s because crews replaced a corroded, aging vault with an innovative, new Voltek vault. The Voltek design allows for the new infrastructure to be built inside of the existing aging vault. We’re able to install the new vault while the cables are still energized, minimizing disruption to customers and traffic while cutting construction time in half.

April 16 2024

April 16, 2024 Robyn Smith, EWEB Communications

The Big Freeze 2024: After Action Report

Winter 2024 was one for the records books, and we'll look back on it for years to come and say, "That was a doozy!"  The back-to-back January Ice Storms caused widespread damage to EWEB’s service territory, affecting approximately 38,000 customers. Preliminary repair costs were over $8 million, and additional repairs to transmission lines are still required. 

April 09 2024

April 09, 2024 Claire Wray, EWEB Communications

Fixing the Unseen: Water Pipeline Replacement in Unincorporated Eugene

Learn more about EWEB's methods for monitoring and replacing aged water pipelines.

April 07 2024

April 07, 2024 Jen Connors, EWEB Communications

New tanks come online as EWEB modernizes water system

New drinking water storage tanks are one of several investments to ensure that EWEB can meet critical community needs in the event of an earthquake.

March 19 2024

March 19, 2024 Robyn Smith, EWEB Communications

Spring Cleaning? How about Spring Emergency Preparedness!

Spring is officially here and that means the plants are blooming, the sun is (sometimes) shining, and the grass is green! We've had our fair share of severe weather already, but spring weather is notoriously unpredictable. While you're in the midst of spring cleaning and garden care, consider completing these emergency preparedness tasks.