EWEB Seeks Input on Water Rate Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Water and Electric Board is looking to raise water rates by more than 5 percent. It’s holding its final public hearing Tuesday before the board takes a vote. If approved, the average residential customer would pay about a $1.70 more a month. EWEB is not asking for an increase in the … Continue reading »

EWEB Crews Work to Get Power Back On

EUGENE, Ore. — While much of the ice is gone, it has certainly left its mark. 5,900 Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) customers were still without power Sunday evening and it could be days before everything is back to normal. EWEB says crews have been working around the clock for at least the last … Continue reading »

EWEB Continues Work on Water Main

EUGENE, Ore. — A water main break in earlier September is still being worked on by the Eugene Water and Electric Board. The road is still down to one lane near 19th Avenue and Pearl Street while crews repair the 70-year-old pipe. EWEB says the work has taken longer than expected because fixing the pipe … Continue reading »