About Us


Founded in 1911, we are Oregon's largest customer-owned utility. We provide water and electricity to the Eugene community, as well as parts of east Springfield and the McKenzie River valley area. See a map of our service area

As a public utility, we do not operate to earn a profit or to serve the investment needs of stockholders. Instead, EWEB is chartered by the City of Eugene to serve the interests of its citizens. We are owned by the people of Eugene and it's our job to provide reliable, affordable water and electricity for our customers. 

Our mission is to enhance our community's vitality by delivering drinking water and electric services consistent with the values of our customer-owners. And our vision is to do so while being a local utility that inspires our customers to invest in and rely on us.

Our core values:

  • SAFE: We value workforce and public safety.
  • RELIABLE: We value the continuous, on-demand delivery of quality drinking water and electricity.
  • RESPONSIBLE: We value the prudent and sustainable local stewardship of our customers' limited financial and natural resources.
  • COMMUNITY: We value our committment and obligation to serve our local community.

EWEB commissioners
Commissioner Profiles

Commissioner Profiles

City of Eugene residents elect five commissioners to four-year terms to form the EWEB Board of Commissioners. The elected Board is responsible for overall governance of the utility.

Board meetings
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The board holds its regular meetings on the first Tuesday of each month.  Commissioners welcome and encourage customers to come to meetings and share feedback.

Our General Manager
Meet Frank

Meet Frank

"Working in a public organization where your intent is to help the community, and in our case for customers who are also the owners, is a tremendous responsibility. "

Our power supply
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We are committed to providing our customers with reliable, cost-effective sources of electricity that are approximately 90% fossil-fuel free.

Bids and contracts
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We have many business needs, from construction services to maintenance activities. Find information about current contracts, such as bid solicitations, quotes and results.



Publications and reports
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Browse through publications and reports to learn more about what's going on at EWEB.

Public records requests
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We support and encourage the routine disclosure of information. If you can't find what you're looking for in routine channels, you may make a public records request.

Our policies and procedures
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It's important that you have easy access to our policies, procedures, fees, charges and rates for electricity, water and other services.

EWEB History
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Since the first meeting of the Eugene Water Board in 1911, our mission has been to serve our community.