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During its September 19 special public meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation (EID) Board of Directors had the opportunity to visit two planned Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project sites, as well as one already in progress.
09/20/2011 3:00 PM
EID offices will be closed on Friday, September 16 for the third of five planned closures that, in total, amount to 40 hours of furlough for each employee. District headquarters in Placerville will also be closed on the following Fridays: October 21 and November 18. Field staff furlough time will be scheduled so that operations continue uninterrupted and so that staff can still respond
09/08/2011 4:00 PM
This fall, El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) will be conducting unanticipated repairs on the upstream face of the dam at Silver Lake, a water storage reservoir located along Highway 88 in Amador County. As a result, the September 30 lake level at Silver Lake will be three feet lower than EID initially projected last April. Silver Lake levels may also drop more quickly than previously projected during October. However, all water releases and resulting lake levels will comply with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license terms that govern EID’s operations at Silver Lake.
09/02/2011 4:00 PM
On Monday, August 22, 2011, the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Board of Directors voted unanimously to select a redistricting alternative map, entitled Alternative 6, and adopted a resolution designating that map as the District’s new Director division boundaries.
08/22/2011 4:00 PM
EID offices will be closed on Friday, August 19 for the second of five planned closures that, in total, amount to 40 hours of furlough for each employee. District headquarters in Placerville will also be closed on the following Fridays: September 16, October 21, and November 18. 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.
08/12/2011 4:00 PM
At the August 8 Board meeting, General Counsel Tom Cumpston presented an informational update to the El Dorado Irrigation District’s (EID) Board of Directors, outlining the recommendations developed by the Redistricting Advisory Committee, a committee comprised of five citizens who represented the five EID divisions. Cumpston reported that the Committee has completed its deliberations and unanimously forwarded four redistricting alternative maps to the Board for their consideration.
08/09/2011 4:00 PM
At its July 25 meeting, the EID Board of Directors received and filed an update of the Draft 2011 Water Resources and Service Reliability Report. First presented at the June 27, 2011 meeting, the Board asked that the data be recalculated using a more conservative approach to reflect the unit demand reduction observed in recent years.
07/26/2011 3:00 PM
Water-everyone needs it. But where does your water come from? Join a tour of the El Dorado Hills Water Treatment Plant to learn more.
07/25/2011 3:00 PM
In an effort to help the District reduce costs, all EID employees have agreed to take 40 hours of furlough between July 2 and December 31, 2011. District headquarters in Placerville will be closed on the following Fridays: July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, and November 18. 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.
07/08/2011 4:00 PM
At its June 27 meeting, the EID Board of Directors received and unanimously voted to file the 2010 Annual Audit. The audit report, prepared by Maze & Associates Certified Public Accountants, reported no material discrepancies and stated that the financial statements represent fairly the financial position of the District in all material respects as of December 31, 2010. The audit was conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. The report contained five main parts: 1) independent auditor’s report, 2) management’s discussion and analysis, 3) basic financial statements, 4) notes to the basic financial statements, and 5) supplemental information. The full audit report may be viewed on the District’s website at www.eid.org.
06/28/2011 3:00 PM
The EID Board of Directors held a cost-of-services study workshop on Monday, June 13, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. in the District’s headquarters building at 2890 Mosquito Road in Placerville. The purpose of the public workshop was to review the findings from the recently concluded cost-of-services study.
06/14/2011 3:00 PM
The EID Board of Directors will hold a cost-of-services study workshop on Monday, June 13, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. in the District’s headquarters building at 2890 Mosquito Road in Placerville.
06/08/2011 3:00 PM
With the Memorial Day weekend approaching and warmer weather ahead, EID urges a cautious approach to local rivers and lakes, including the South Fork and Silver Fork American River, as well as Jenkinson Lake at Sly Park Recreation Area. “This year’s snowpack has been considerable,” said Dan Downey, EID’s hydroelectric division manager. “And with the cold and wet spring we’ve experienced, it’s important to be mindful of increased flows and frigid temperatures of the water.”
05/26/2011 3:00 PM
On Monday, May 23, 2011, the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Board of Directors approved the award of a construction contract to Lodi-based TTS Construction for funding of a disinfection process conversion project for the Reservoir 1 water treatment plant in Pollock Pines in the amount of $742,771.
05/24/2011 3:00 PM
El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) is in the process of drawing new EID Board division lines in the wake of the 2010 census. The EID Redistricting Advisory Committee, a committee comprised of five public members and EID General Counsel Tom Cumpston, who serves as project manager, began meeting in March to guide the redistricting process. District staff will conduct four public outreach meetings over the coming months to review the committee’s work-in-progress and solicit input.
05/17/2011 3:00 PM
On Monday, April 25, 2011, the El Dorado Irrigation District (District) Board of Directors received a status report on the first quarter 2011 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
04/26/2011 3:00 PM
EID's Finance Director, Mark Price, answers frequently asked questions about Capital Improvement Funding and Debt Management.
Join one of our Thursday tours: April 14, May 12, June 9 or July 14 to learn about what happens to all the stuff that goes down your drains and toilets.
On Monday, March 28, 2011, the El Dorado Irrigation District (District) Board of Directors received an update from EID General Counsel Tom Cumpston on the District’s redistricting process. Cumpston announced the recently formed Redistricting Advisory Committee, whose task is to develop recommendations for the redistricting process. As recommendations are developed, proactive public outreach will be conducted to help guide the redistricting effort.
03/29/2011 3:00 PM
El Dorado Irrigation District (District) has initiated the process of completing its mandatory legal duty to adjust its division boundaries, using the 2010 census as a basis, to ensure that population is evenly distributed among the District’s five divisions and the other criteria specified by the California Elections Code 22000(a) are considered.
03/24/2011 3:00 PM