The federal snow measuring site on Vail Mountain received 2.2 inches of “snow water equivalent” (SWE) in two days this week. Snow fell at about that rate in early March. Remember those pow days? The site has accumulated 3.7 inches of SWE since May 1. That’s how much it received between October 2018 and […]
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 […]
Water efficiency is not necessarily about using less water, it is about wasting less water. The boards of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and the Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority have unanimously approved and adopted the Eagle River Regional Water Efficiency Plan. The plan is a joint effort by the district […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
Pick up your free water efficiency devices at the Vail office.
The normal Water Use Regulations are in effect year round.