ERWSD and UERWA evaluate Bolts Lake site for new reservoir

Former recreational lake could be revived into a 1,200 acre-feet water supply reservoir   Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority are evaluating the feasibility of redevelopingthe Bolts Lake site at the south end of Minturn as a water supply reservoir. In February, the district, authority, and the landowner reached […]

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Sewer main replacement near Dowd Junction has multiple community benefits

New utility bridge will increase safety for cyclists, pedestrians, and river users.   Phase 1 of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District wastewater collection system improvement project is underway near the intersection of Highway 24 and County Road in Minturn. The district will replace a sewer main that crosses the Eagle River downstream of […]

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Hahnewald barn deconstruction begins Aug. 19

Barn materials to be salvaged; available for sale locally.   Removal of the Hahnewald barn begins Aug. 19 by Denver based J&M Contracted Services which submitted the lowest cost proposal ($60,000) to dismantle the more than 100-year old deteriorating structure.   The barn occupies the southwest corner of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District’s […]

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Sewer system work on Hwy 6 & 24 in Dowd Junction, Sept. 4-5

Single-lane alternating traffic between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. U.S. Highway 6 & 24, near the Minturn Interstate 70 exits, will operate with alternating one-way traffic on Tuesday, Sept. 4 and Wednesday, Sept. 5, while Eagle River Water & Sanitation District contractors perform investigative work for future sewer system improvements.   Crews will work along […]

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