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 Utility Rates Increasing

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB voted Tuesday night to increase its rates yet again. Not surprisingly, its customers aren’t happy. The utility blamed wholesale electric rates going up for the increase. The EWEB board meeting was only supposed to include 10 minutes of public comment. But customers took up at least a half hour vocalizing their … Continue reading »

EWEB Proposes Rate Increases

EUGENE, Ore. — Time is running out to voice your opinion on EWEB’s proposed rate increase. If approved, the water rate increase will take effect in February. You’ll start seeing the electricity increase in May. EWEB is asking the utility board to approve rate increases for both water and electricity. It’s asking for a 20-percent … Continue reading »

EWEB to Discuss Rate Increases

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB’s board of directors is meeting Tuesday night to discuss some possible rate increases, and you’ll have the opportunity to tell them what you think. All of the increases would take place next year. Two would be electric rates–a 4-percent increase in May and another 4-percent increase in November. There could also … Continue reading »