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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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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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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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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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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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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