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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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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Customers asked to reduce outdoor water use by at least 25%

Billing message, customer email, ask customers to reduce outdoor water use by at least 25 percent.   The message below was printed on every Eagle River Water & Sanitation District water billing statement for August 2018. DROUGHT CONDITIONS – REDUCE OUTDOOR WATER USE: Local stream flows are very low and Eagle County is in severe […]

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Low streamflows prompt halt in special irrigation permits

Effective immediately: No new special irrigation permits.   In response to low stream flows, the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will no longer issue special irrigation permits, which are normally available for newly-seeded areas.   Local streams are the source water for the district to supply customers with water for indoor and outdoor uses. […]

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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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Water supply emergency called for East Vail through Cordillera due to potential extended power outage

  All outdoor water use must cease immediately.   The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority have issued a Water Supply Emergency for their entire service area, from East Vail through Cordillera, due to a potential extended power outage associated with the Red Canyon Fire.   All non-essential water […]

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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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“Bennie’s Breakfast” celebrates district employees

Professional development and longevity crucial to organizational success   Eagle River Water & Sanitation District celebrated its employees’ outstanding performance, longevity, and certifications earned. Eight individuals were recognized for strong commitment to district organizational values: Accountability – Derek Fawcett Community Partnership – Bri Accola Customer Confidence – Jeffrey Schneider Environmental Stewardship – Maureen Mulcahy Leadership […]

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