Lane County offers inexpensive, high-quality utilities. Water is clean and abundant. A plentiful, reliable and affordable supply of electrical power and natural gas greatly reduces utility costs for industrial, commercial and residential users. In fact, electricity is furnished at less than a nickel per kilowatt hour for industrial users, and hydroelectric dams provide adequate and reliable electricity year round. Electric power is furnished at among the lowest rates in the country. Natural gas is provided by Northwest Natural, the largest supplier of natural gas in the Northwest. Other necessary utilities, including disposal and solid wastewater management systems, are in place to accommodate development and expansion at local commercial and industrial sites. Personal attention is high; Lane County’s utilities have friendly staff that are readily available to assist with energy-efficient design, energy tax credits and other cost-saving measures.

Utility Name Web Phone
Electric – Rural Blachly-Lane Electric Co-op www.blachlylane.coop 541-688-8711
Electric – Rural
Internet Access Emerald People’s Utility District www.epud.org 541-746-1583
Electric – Rural Lane Electric Cooperative www.laneelectric.com 541-484-1151
Electric & Water – Eugene Eugene Water & Electric Board www.eweb.org 541-484-2411
Electric & Water – Springfield Springfield Utility Board www.subutil.com 541-746-8451

Internet Access Comcast www.comcast.com 888-824-8264
Natural Gas NW Natural www.nwnatural.com 541-342-3661
Small Business
Large Business
Internet Access Qwest www.qwest.com 800-244-1111
Telecommunications AT&T www.att.com 800-222-0400
Sewer/Stormwater Metro Wastewater Commission 541-726-3697