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    EID Hydroelectric Water System Back in Service

    On May 30, crews began watering up the District’s high country canal and flume system. The system had been offline since damage from January and February storms breached sections of canal and flume.

    06/01/2017 11:15 AM

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    Use Caution on Area Rivers

    EID urges a cautious approach to local streams and rivers. As the weather begins to warm up, the snow at higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada is beginning to melt.

    05/04/2017 10:00 AM

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    2016 Water Quality Reports Available Online

    Each year, EID provides its customers with an annual water quality report to let you know how our water quality stacks up against established federal and state drinking water standards. We encourage you to review this report as it provides details about the source and quality of the drinking water delivered to your community in 2016.

    05/03/2017 4:00 PM

  • May June 2017 Waterfront Newsletter Icon of Front Page

    EID's Latest Newsletter: May/June 2017 Waterfront

    Please read our latest edition of the customer newsletter. In this issue Governor lifts drought emergency, residential lawn irrigation tips, the 2016 Water Quality Report is available online, message from the general manager on conservative and responsible management, EID website refresh, and more.

    05/02/2017 10:00 AM

  • Please excuse our mess!

    With better weather the Timber Harvest at Sly Park continues...and it has made quite a mess!

    04/20/2017 12:08 PM

  • Emergency Updates 2017 - Documents Available

    Documents and/or updates have been posted to the Emergency Updates - 2017 webpage. Click the link below to view.

    04/12/2017 3:30 PM

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    Governor Lifts Drought Emergency, Restrictions Remain

    On Friday, April 7, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an executive order lifting the drought emergency that has been in effect since 2014. Only Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Tuolumne counties remain under drought emergency conditions.

    04/11/2017 9:30 AM

  • Emergency Updates 2017 - Documents Available

    Documents and/or updates have been posted to the Emergency Updates - 2017 webpage. Click the link below to view.

    03/13/2017 12:15 PM

  • Design & Construction Standards

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

    03/06/2017 11:00 AM

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    Message from the GM: Emergency Conditions and EID’s Dedicated Workers

    Read the latest message from EID’s general manager about the district’s emergency conditions and the dedicated personnel who work safely and urgently to address our community’s needs.

    03/03/2017 9:00 AM

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    EID's Latest Newsletter: March/April 2017 Waterfront

    Please read our latest edition of the customer newsletter. In this issue EID Board declares emergency, State Water Board extends emergency declaration, EID receives recognition for transparency and financial reporting, grant funding received to protect upper watershed water supplies, a message from the general manager on the emergency conditions, and more.

    02/28/2017 9:00 AM

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    EID Water Main Impacted by Landslide

    EID’s El Dorado Main No. 2 (EDM-2) water transmission main was partially exposed when a landslide affected the hillside it is buried in earlier this week. The landslide resulted in the closure of Highway 193, just north of Placerville off of Highway 49.

    02/24/2017 11:00 AM

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    EID Board Adopts Emergency Declaration

    During a special meeting held on February 13, 2017, the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Board of Directors adopted a resolution declaring an emergency to address damaged District facilities. The emergency was called in response to the intense rainfall that has saturated soils, overwhelmed sewer facilities and caused collapses, soil failures, and earth movement affecting vital District infrastructure and threatening to disrupt the District’s ability to provide essential public services.

    02/14/2017 2:45 PM

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    Message from the GM: From Strength to Strength

    It is a pleasure to write these words after having been on a medical leave of absence from EID. Facing medical challenges can focus the mind and provide a new vantage point for addressing immediate and future challenges. So it is not only a pleasure to return to the important challenges facing an organization of EID’s scope and complexity, it’s also a distinct pleasure to resume working with the men and women who make the district run smoothly and efficiently.

    01/31/2017 5:00 PM

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    EID Receives Recognition for Transparency and Financial Reporting

    On December 22, 2016, EID was notified that it had received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its “outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.”

    01/13/2017 10:00 AM

  • Upper Main Ditch Project Update - Documents Available

    Documents and/or project updates are available on our webpage. Click the link below to view.

    01/09/2017 3:15 PM

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    Upper Main Ditch Piping Will Protect Water Quality

    The Upper Main Ditch Piping Project includes piping a three-mile section of water supply ditch in Pollock Pines with a buried pipeline. The ditch conveys up to 15,080 acre-feet of raw water each year from Forebay Reservoir to EID’s Reservoir 1 Water Treatment Plant in Pollock Pines.

    01/09/2017 3:00 PM

  • 2017_01-02-p1-icon January February 2017 Waterfront

    EID's Latest Newsletter: January/February 2017 Waterfront

    Please read our latest edition of the customer newsletter. In this issue learn about water efficiency and available rebates, a reminder to turn off irrigation to save on your sewer bill, how the Upper Main Ditch Project helps protect water quality, a message from the GM on financial responsibility and more.

    01/03/2017 9:00 AM

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    Do you know how to turn off the water to your home if there is an emergency?

    There are a couple of ways to turn off the water at your property. It's important to plan ahead, if you have a water emergency be sure you know where your shut-off valve is.

    12/21/2016 3:00 PM

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    Prevent Frozen Pipes During Cold Weather

    Cold temperatures are predicted tonight and the throughout the weekend. There are several effective ways to prevent pipes from freezing, including keeping the interior temperature from dropping below 32 degrees and properly insulating the space. Check out our maintenance webpage on "Frozen Pipes".

    12/16/2016 4:15 PM

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