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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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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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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