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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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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Sewer system work on Hwy 6 & 24 in Dowd Junction, Sept. 4-5

Single-lane alternating traffic between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. U.S. Highway 6 & 24, near the Minturn Interstate 70 exits, will operate with alternating one-way traffic on Tuesday, Sept. 4 and Wednesday, Sept. 5, while Eagle River Water & Sanitation District contractors perform investigative work for future sewer system improvements.   Crews will work along […]

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South Frontage Road West lane closure in Intermountain through June

Flaggers, temporary traffic light, will manage single-lane alternating traffic in the open lane.   A portion of South Frontage Road West between Stephens Park and Elliot Road in Intermountain will operate with alternating one-way traffic through June due to an infrastructure improvement project undertaken by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and town of […]

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Routine sewer system maintenance in Minturn, EagleVail

Crews using jetting trucks to clear sewer mains Routine sewer main maintenance operations begin May 21 in Minturn and continue through late June. Crews will then perform maintenance operations in EagleVail during July and August. Eagle River Water & Sanitation District staff use jetting trucks to clear mains throughout the areas and work generally occurs […]

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