Mill Creek Contamination Event Investigation Continues; Includes Public Health Assessment

  A multi-agency response team including Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Town of Vail is continuing to investigate the source of a recent contamination event in Mill Creek that was discovered on Sept. 20 when citizens reported seeing dead fish downstream in Gore Creek near the International […]

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate opening of new pedestrian bridge in Minturn

Public partnership paved the way for wider bridge Sept. 1, 2021, update: View the recap below. County Clips Sept. 1, 2021 – Minturn pedestrian bridge ribbon cutting from Eagle County government television on Vimeo.   Aug. 17, 2021 Read about the ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Vail Daily. Aug. 10, 2021 The newly completed pedestrian bridge […]

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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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Routine sewer system maintenance in Edwards

Crews using jetting trucks in Edwards-area neighborhoods through September. Routine sewer main maintenance operations are underway throughout the Edwards area. Work began in Arrowhead and Singletree on July 6 and wrapped up in mid-August; work has also been completed in Homestead. Crews are now jetting sewer mains in Miller Ranch, and will continue with old […]

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Water district & authority file joint COVID-19 related emergency declaration

Administrative procedure can help facilitate access to funding, other resources.   Eagle River Water & Sanitation District General Manager Linn Brooks executed an order Friday (3-13) declaring a local disaster emergency in and for the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority service areas, effective immediately. The executive action is […]

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