ERWSD and UERWA purchase Bolts Lake site for new 1,200-acre-foot water supply reservoir

The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority closed on the purchase of the Bolts Lake site, a 45-acre parcel at the south end of Minturn, an historic mining and railroad town, with the intent to develop a water supply reservoir up to 1,200 acre-feet in volume. The district, the […]

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Remediation work of Trestle Area at Bolts Lake deemed complete due to collaborative partnership in Minturn

The efforts last summer to clean up portions of the Eagle Mine Superfund site at the southern end of Minturn have been deemed completed, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) approving the final completion report on Dec. 22, 2021. The agencies’ approval of a […]

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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 evaluate Bolts Lake site for new reservoir

Former recreational lake could be revived into a 1,200 acre-feet water supply reservoir   Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority are evaluating the feasibility of redevelopingthe Bolts Lake site at the south end of Minturn as a water supply reservoir. In February, the district, authority, and the landowner reached […]

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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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