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  • Folsom Lake Intake Project - Update

    The Project was anticipated to begin in the summer/fall of 2019, now expected to commence summer of 2020 continuing through March of 2022. These dates are estimates that may be influenced by factors including funding, contractor availability, weather, reservoir elevations, and permitting.

    09/12/2019 8:15 AM

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    Vegetative Management Project Funded by EID, and Grants from CalFire and CCI

    The EID Board authorized $1.2 million for vegetation management to reduce fire fuels at four of its facilities. To help aid this important work, EID received grant funds for almost $2 million from CalFire and California Climate Investments (CCI). This funding is part of a statewide initiative.

    09/10/2019 11:15 AM

  • September 22 Ends the 2019 Season at Silver Lake West Campground

    Silver Lake West Campground last day of the 2019 season, Sunday, September 22. This year was short and we are sad that summer has come to an end. The good news is we will be working on improving the campground for the 2020 season. Note: Water service will be shut down soon, prepare accordingly.

    09/06/2019 4:00 PM

  • EID's Latest Newsletter: September / October 2019 Waterfront

    In this issue EID offers facility tours in September and announces to watch for open house dates in October/November, enhanced customer utility bills, PSPS, state of the pipes, work comp premiums all-time low, keep fire hydrants clear, message from the GM: Timely Reinvestment in EID's Infrastructure

    09/04/2019 4:30 PM

  • Design & Construction Standards

    An update has been made and posted to the Design and Construction Standards. Please click the link below to view.

    08/27/2019 5:30 PM

  • Technical Specifications

    08/27/2019 5:15 PM

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    Forebay Dam Project - Update - More Early Morning Work Scheduled

    EID is providing courtesy notification that additional early morning work is scheduled at Forebay Dam. Construction activities will start at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27. Early start times are necessary to complete concrete work while air temperatures are cool.

    08/23/2019 9:00 AM

  • EID Offers Public Tours of Water and Wastewater Plants

    Are you curious about how EID brings safe high quality drinking water to your tap, how your wastewater is collected and treated, or the process of recycling wastewater for reuse? If so, register for a tour at each of our El Dorado Hills plants to learn about these essential services.

    08/07/2019 4:15 PM

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    Forebay Dam Project - Update - Additional Early Morning Work Scheduled

    EID is providing courtesy notification that additional early morning work is scheduled at Forebay Dam. Construction activities will start at 2:30 a.m. on Friday, August 9 and at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 10. Early start times are necessary to complete concrete while air temperatures are cool.

    08/07/2019 8:00 AM

  • Keep Fire Hydrants Accessible

    With over 7,000 hydrants across its 220-square-mile service area, EID encourages community members to "adopt" a fire hydrant close to their home or business to keep it free of weeds and shrubbery—or clear of snow in winter if located above the snow line.

    07/29/2019 4:30 PM

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    EID Prepares for PG&E Power Outages - How Outages Could Affect EID Services

    In preparation for the resumption and expansion of power outages from the 2018 initiation of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program, EID staff continues to work closely with PG&E to prepare our facilities so that we can continue our critical services to customers during a power outage.

    07/26/2019 10:15 AM

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    Forebay Dam Project - Update

    EID is providing this courtesy notification regarding construction activities at Forebay Dam that will be beginning at 3:00 A.M. on Friday, July 26. An early start time is necessary to allow crews to complete critical concrete work in the emergency spillway while air temperatures are cool.

    07/24/2019 8:00 AM

  • Water Availability at Silver Lake West Campground

    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 Campgound is Now Open

    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

  • EID's Latest Newsletter: July / August 2019 Waterfront

    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

    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

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    Caples Lake Boat Launch and Day Use Area is Open!

    06/28/2019