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07/17/2019 8:00 AM
As of 7/13/2019, potable water is now available at the Silver Lake West Campground.
07/13/2019 3:04 PM
Silver Lake West Campground is open for the 2019 season! Bring your own potable water as we DO NOT have potable water service available yet!
07/05/2019 4:30 PM
This issue features news regarding preparations for PG&E power outages, updates at the EDHWWTP, how to schedule a complimentary landscape survey, notice that the 2018 CAFR is available online, and the message from the GM: Safety First and a Roadmap to a Resilient, Sustainable EID.
07/03/2019 4:30 PM
Silver Lake West Campground opening date has been delayed due to winter storm damage. EID Recreation staff are working diligently to have the campground open by July 5. Please contact 530-295-6810 for updates before heading to the campground.
07/01/2019 2:00 PM
As of today, Friday June 14, we have a host on site at EID's Sandy Cove day use area, the dam and boat launch at Silver Lake are also open. Caples Lake still has about 50 percent ice. Silver Lake West Campground and Caples Lake Boat Launch remain closed.
06/14/2019 3:15 PM
06/13/2019 5:30 PM
An update has been made and posted to the Design and Construction Standards. Please click the link below to view.
06/12/2019 4:30 PM
EID is planning to conduct additional biological surveys along the approved Project alignment to help determine what federal and regulatory approvals or permits may be required to implement the Project. Surveys will be taking place in areas within the District's easements and County right-of-way.
06/10/2019 4:45 PM
In preparation for potential power outages this year, EID personnel continue to work closely with PG&E to prepare for their expanded Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program. EID’s water, wastewater, recycled water, hydroelectric, and recreation operations rely on uninterrupted electrical power.
06/10/2019 8:40 AM
Although we still have snow at our high-elevation recreation facilities, it's melting fast. EID is working to prepare to open our Highway 88 facilities. We estimate that we can open our Silver Lake day use and Silver Lake West Campground by July 1, and Caples Lake Boat Launch soon after.
06/04/2019 4:15 PM
A Pollock Pines-based group has filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent EID from piping a section of its vital raw water conveyance system. The unlined Upper Main Ditch conveys raw water approximately three miles from Forebay Reservoir in Pollock Pines to EID’s Reservoir 1 Water Treatment Plant.
05/31/2019 10:00 AM
Current Adventures - Sly Park Paddle Rentals is open for the season! They offer of a variety of non-motorized rentals: aluminum boats, fishing kayaks, SUPs, and other gear. Reservations can be made online so no need to worry about them selling out before you get there!
05/31/2019 8:30 AM
A huge shout out to our partners at Specialized Bicycles and Clipped in Races for donating two Specialized Stumpjumper Expert bikes. The bikes will help EID's recreation team increase patrols of our growing trail system.
05/29/2019 4:20 PM
Prevent the spread of invasive species like quagga and zebra mussels. These creatures cause catastrophic damage to water infrastructure. Be sure to do your part and be responsible while recreating on and in our local waterways by inspecting and cleaning your boat or watercraft.
05/22/2019 3:45 PM
EID is always looking for opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs, and provide reliable services to its customers. The following highlights EID’s ongoing efforts to improve wastewater collection and treatment services at the El Dorado Hills Wastewater Treatment Plant.
05/15/2019 4:15 PM
Responses to Comments on the IS/MND have been posted to the Folsom Lake Intake Project webpage.
05/08/2019 2:45 PM
EID urges caution when approaching local area streams and rivers. As the weather temperatures raise, snow in higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada are beginning to melt causing higher and more random water flow patterns. The snowmelt also keeps water at dangerously cold temperatures.
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