Remediation work underway at Bolts Lake

Healing the Land: Collaborative partnership contributing to cleanup efforts   An important collaborative effort among community stakeholders has begun to clean up portions of the Eagle Mine Superfund site at the southern end of Minturn, Colo., an historic former mining and railroad town. The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority, […]

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ERWSD and UERWA boards of directors support Ballot Question 7A

ERWSD and UERWA board chairs: Vote yes on Ballot Question 7A to fund West Slope water Water boards adopt Resolution in support of Colorado River District’s Ballot Question 7A                     What is water security worth to you? As citizens of Eagle County, we all know that […]

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Eagle County conveys water rights to support affordable housing

Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority to hold 87-acre feet of water for suitable projects.   Eagle County Government will convey 87.4 acre feet of water rights it owns in Eagle Park Reservoir to the Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority to be allocated to affordable housing projects or to projects that promote river health in Eagle […]

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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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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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