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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South Frontage Road West lane closure in Intermountain through June

Flaggers, temporary traffic light, will manage single-lane alternating traffic in the open lane.   A portion of South Frontage Road West between Stephens Park and Elliot Road in Intermountain will operate with alternating one-way traffic through June due to an infrastructure improvement project undertaken by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and town of […]

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Routine sewer system maintenance in Minturn, EagleVail

Crews using jetting trucks to clear sewer mains Routine sewer main maintenance operations begin May 21 in Minturn and continue through late June. Crews will then perform maintenance operations in EagleVail during July and August. Eagle River Water & Sanitation District staff use jetting trucks to clear mains throughout the areas and work generally occurs […]

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