Parker Newbanks earns clean water industry award

24-year ERWSD employee selected for WY, NM, and CO region   The Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA) recently honored Parker Newbanks with the 2020 Water Environment Federation (WEF) William D. Hatfield Award. Newbanks is the supervisor of Eagle River Water & Sanitation District’s wastewater treatment facility in Edwards. The Hatfield Award is presented to […]

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ERWSD and UERWA boards of directors support Ballot Question 7A

ERWSD and UERWA board chairs: Vote yes on Ballot Question 7A to fund West Slope water Water boards adopt Resolution in support of Colorado River District’s Ballot Question 7A                     What is water security worth to you? As citizens of Eagle County, we all know that […]

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Routine sewer system maintenance in Edwards

Crews using jetting trucks in Edwards-area neighborhoods through September. Routine sewer main maintenance operations are underway throughout the Edwards area. Work began in Arrowhead and Singletree on July 6 and wrapped up in mid-August; work has also been completed in Homestead. Crews are now jetting sewer mains in Miller Ranch, and will continue with old […]

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Eagle County conveys water rights to support affordable housing

Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority to hold 87-acre feet of water for suitable projects.   Eagle County Government will convey 87.4 acre feet of water rights it owns in Eagle Park Reservoir to the Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority to be allocated to affordable housing projects or to projects that promote river health in Eagle […]

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Daybreak Ridge Rd. properties: turn off outdoor water until June 11 due to water main repair

June 9, 2020 – 3:15 p.m. FINAL UPDATE The repair is complete on Daybreak Ridge Rd. and water service has been restored to all properties. Properties on Daybreak Ridge Rd. between Elk Horn and Strawberry Park Rd. should keep irrigation systems off until Thursday, June 11, to allow time for area water storage tanks to […]

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Water district & authority file joint COVID-19 related emergency declaration

Administrative procedure can help facilitate access to funding, other resources.   Eagle River Water & Sanitation District General Manager Linn Brooks executed an order Friday (3-13) declaring a local disaster emergency in and for the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority service areas, effective immediately. The executive action is […]

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