Boards to review proposed 2019 budgets, rates Nov. 15

Boards to consider water and wastewater service rate increases as part of  proposed 2019 budgets  The boards of directors of Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority and Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will review their proposed 2019 budgets on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The authority board meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. and the district board […]

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Emergency water outage on Nottingham Road: 8/8/18

Nottingham Road sidewalk project causes water main break UPDATE:  August 8, 2018 – 9:20 p.m. Water service has been restored on Nottingham Road in Avon to the buildings that were affected by the water main break. The town of Avon’s sidewalk project contractor finished repairs; crews completed leak checks and flushed the affected area to […]

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Nottingham Road sidewalk project requires temporary water outages on Aug. 7 and 14

Planned water outage to affect nine, possibly 17, Nottingham Road complexes. Wildridge, Mountain Star should conserve water both Tuesdays to preserve tank storage.   Water service will be temporarily shut down starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 7) and again the following Tuesday (Aug. 14) to a portion of Nottingham Road in Avon as part […]

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Water supply emergency CANCELED for East Vail through Cordillera

Firefighting effort successful; power outage no longer anticipated. The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority have canceled the water supply emergency that was issued for their entire service area (East Vail through Cordillera). The supply emergency was issued late Sunday evening, July 8, as the Red Canyon Fire near […]

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Draft water efficiency plan available for review

Public comment accepted through July 30   The draft Eagle River Regional Water Efficiency Plan is available for review by the public, which can submit comments through July 30.   The plan is a joint effort by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and the Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority that outlines actions the organizations will […]

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May 9: Eagle River Valley State of the River public meeting

State, local water managers to discuss State of the River Wednesday   The annual Eagle River Valley State of the River community meeting will take place at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. Presented by the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District, the Colorado River District, and the Eagle River […]

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New water tank in Mountain Star

Water Authority brings new water storage tank online.     Representatives of the Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority, town of Avon, and Mountain Star Association gathered Dec. 8 to mark the completion of a new water storage tank that serves the Mountain Star community.   The Water Authority put the 270,000-gallon tank into service Nov. […]

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Planned, temporary water outage in part of Avon begins at 9 p.m. Wednesday (11/9)

Basecamp development connection to water system requires shutdown of water main   Water service will be temporarily shut down starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 9) to certain areas of Avon so the Basecamp development can extend a water main to the public water distribution system. Water service will be restored to the affected area […]

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Water may be cloudy, discolored in part of Avon on Nov. 1

Water in the public water system may be cloudy or slightly discolored starting after 9 a.m. Tuesday (11/1) in certain Avon properties due to pre-work for the Basecamp development, which will extend a water main to the public water distribution system. Water service should continue uninterrupted to the affected area and water will remain safe […]

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