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  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

    2011 CAFR Available for Download

    The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is a thorough and detailed look at the EID's finances. The CAFR includes a financial overview, discussion of the local economy, and an organization chart of the District, as well as the independent auditor's report, management's discussion and analysis, and audited basic financial statements and other statistical information.

    08/14/2012 2:30 PM

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    Downstream [VIDEO]

    The majority of the world's population drinks from rivers and streams that have received discharges from upstream users. In most of the industrialized developed world, there are treated wastewater discharges that become a source of drinking water supply for downstream users.

    07/24/2012 9:30 AM

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    Redesigned EID Website Makes Accessing District Information Easier

    EID launched a new, redesigned website at the end of June. The new website uses a robust content management system that helps to ensure information is posted in a timely and easily-accessible manner. The website also adds new ways for visitors to receive information automatically.

    07/05/2012 1:30 PM

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    EID's Latest News Publication: July/August 2012 Waterfront

    Please see our latest customer newsletter.

    07/05/2012 8:00 AM

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    EID Will Be Closed Thursday - July 4

    The District will be closed Thursday, July 4 to observe the Independencel Day holiday.

    06/29/2012 1:00 PM

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    EID Will Be Closed Wednesday July 4

    06/29/2012 4:00 AM

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    District Receives Upgraded Credit Rating Saving Ratepayers a Million Dollars Over Time; Favorable Financial Audit Report Accepted and Filed by Board

    During its June 25, 2012 Board meeting, EID General Manager Jim Abercrombie announced that the District has received an A+ credit rating to its $55 million Refunding Revenue Bonds Series 2012A and $2.0 million Refunding Revenue Bonds Series 2012B from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.

    06/26/2012 3:00 PM

  • History of El Dorado Irrigation District

    Serving El Dorado County Since 1925: A Brief History of El Dorado Irrrigation District

    Water has been and continues to be an undeniable force in shaping the economic, ecological, and cultural face of El Dorado County. And El Dorado Irrigation District has been at the forefront of providing essential water services in the county since 1925.


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    EID Announces 2012 Facility Tours Water and Wastewater

    For the third year in a row, EID is opening its El Dorado Hills water and wastewater facilities to the public for tours.

    05/18/2012 3:00 PM

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    California's Water: The Best Deal Around [VIDEO]

    The value of California tap water, especially when compared with other household services, is the focus of the latest segment of the “California’s Water” series for public television. Watch the video and learn more about the segment.


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    Use Caution on Area Streams and Rivers

    The El Dorado Irrigation District urges a cautious approach to local streams and rivers. As the weather continues to warm up, the snow at higher elevations in the Sierra Nevada is continuing to melt.

    04/30/2012 4:00 PM

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    Board Honors Volunteer Albert Hazbun with Resolution

    The El Dorado Irrigation District (District) Board of Directors presented Albert E. Hazbun a Board resolution in recognition of his more than 25 years and thousands of hours of exemplary volunteer service to the District.

    04/23/2012 4:00 PM

  • Board Holds Workshop and Rate Hearing, Adopts New Rate Structure

    During its March 26, 2012, meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Board of Directors held a workshop to hear and consider comments on proposed changes and increases to water, wastewater, and recycled water service charges, as communicated to customers in the Proposition 218 notice that was mailed in early February 2012.


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    EID Proposition 218 Information

    Click here for more information about the Proposition 218 rate adjustment process. You can also use the online calculators to see how your bimonthly bills will change.


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    Board President George Interviewed on

    See EID President Bill George in the first of a series of interviews on, hosted by Rob Charny. Director George discusses EID's history, projects, regulatory requirements, challenges, and more.


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    Rate Calculators Help EID Customers Estimate Bills Under Proposed 2012–2015 Rates

    The recent Proposition 218 rate change notice that customers received in the mail includes extensive tables showing the proposed rate changes for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

    02/27/2012 8:00 AM

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    Use Caution on Area Streams and Rivers

    The El Dorado Irrigation District urges a cautious approach to local streams and rivers. As the weather continues to warm up, the snow at higher elevations in the Sierra Nevada is continuing to melt. Even with the reduced snowpack this year, local streams and rivers—including Caples Creek and the South Fork and Silver Fork American River—can still be hazardous due to high water levels and cold water tempertures as the snow melts and spring runoff begins.

    01/31/2012 1:00 PM

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    Bill George, George Osborne Selected As 2012 Board Officers

    The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors selected Bill George as president and George Osborne as vice president for 2012. The new officers began their duties immediately. Alan Day, newly elected board member from El Dorado Hills representing Division 5, also began his term at the meeting.

    12/12/2011 4:00 PM

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    EID Board Adopts 2012 Operating Budget

    At its November 14 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors adopted the 2012 mid-cycle operating budget in the amount of $42.970 million. In accordance with board policy, the board adopts a two-year budget and conducts a mid-cycle review to determine any changes that may be needed in the second year of the cycle. Mark Price, EID’s finance director, reported that the 2012 operating expense budget was nearly flat compared to the 2011 adopted budget and is $1.1 million less than the previously adopted second year of the 2011–2012 biennial budget. According to Price, staff had many challenges in developing a flat 2012 operating budget revision. “Increased personnel costs, due to the expiration of wage and benefit concessions bargained for with the employees’ association for 2010 and 2011, as well as a 3.5 percent increase to the employer’s PERS contribution are among the reasons for the challenge,” said Price. “Additionally, the district’s expected property tax revenue

    11/15/2011 4:00 PM

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    EID Offices Closed November 18 for Employee Furlough

    EID offices will be closed on Friday, November 18 for the fifth and final planned closure of 2011. Field staff furlough time will be scheduled so that operations continue uninterrupted and so that staff can still respond in an emergency situation. Customers who experience a service emergency should call (530) 622-4513.

    11/15/2011 4:00 PM

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