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Eagle River Water & Sanitation District (ERWSD) is a local government created under Colorado's Special District Act. ERWSD, a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the state of Colorado, owns, operates, and maintains the public water system from East Vail to Intermountain and the public wastewater system from East Vail to Edwards, including Minturn.  

A seven-member publicly elected Board of Directors is responsible for the overall management and administration of the affairs of ERWSD. Directors are elected pursuant to the Colorado Local Government Election Code. 

The Board will convene ten regular meetings in 2024. The regular meeting schedule, as well as meeting agendas, minutes, and packets, are available here. Board meetings are open to the public and include opportunities for public comment. 

Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority (UERWA) is a local government formed by intergovernmental contract and organized pursuant to Colorado's Water Authority Act. UERWA, a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the state of Colorado, provides water service to its six Member Entities (the metropolitan districts of Arrowhead, Beaver Creek, Berry Creek, EagleVail, and Edwards, along with the town of Avon) and to Bachelor Gulch and Cordillera. UERWA owns the public water system within this service area, which is operated and maintained by ERWSD through an Operations Agreement. 

UERWA is governed by a six-person appointed Board of Directors. Each member entity appoints a representative who serves at the pleasure of their board or council. 

The Board will convene ten regular meetings in 2024. The regular meeting schedule, as well as meeting agendas, minutes, and packets, are available here. Board meetings are open to the public and include opportunities for public comment.