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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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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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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Eagle River Valley State of the River public meeting

The Eagle River Valley State of the River community meeting will take place Monday, May 20, at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. Presented by the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District, the Colorado River District, and the Eagle River Watershed Council, this annual community meeting is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. […]

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