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At their May 26 meeting, the EID Board of Directors approved a change to the summer watering restrictions that will again limit watering to only three days a week from June 1 until September 30.
05/26/2015 4:40 PM
Please read our latest edition of the customer newsletter. This issue contains information about the updated drought restrictions, the 2014 water quality report, a Q&A about the proposed water transfer, a message from the GM, and more.
05/04/2015 3:58 PM
On April 23, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) notified EID that the existing water supply in the San Joaquin River watershed is insufficient to meet the needs of all water rights holders. As a result, the State Board has once again directed EID to immediately curtail its junior (post-1914) water diversions.
04/27/2015 4:50 PM
At a special meeting held on April 1, 2015, the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Board of Directors unanimously approved a conditional agreement to transfer surplus water to central California’s Westlands Water District in 2015.
04/01/2015 3:33 PM
At its March 23 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved updates to EID’s Drought Action Plan which included specific watering restrictions that will go into effect immediately.
03/30/2015 3:38 PM
Please read our latest edition of the customer newsletter. This issue contains information about the new water supply from Folsom, the Board's newly adopted election cycle change, a message from the GM, and more.
02/26/2015 8:59 AM
EID field employees drive vehicles with the EID logo clearly marked on the side. They will always wear a blue shirt with an EID logo (they may be wearing a yellow safety vest as well). If asked, they will show you their EID identification badge (picture and name). Click here for more info.
02/26/2015 7:53 AM
The year 2015 marks a major milestone for the District, as this is the 90th year that the District has been in business. Click to learn a bit more about EID's first 90 years.
01/30/2015 8:45 AM
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. Click to find information about how you can prevent frozen and burst pipes.
12/31/2014 8:27 AM
Please read our latest edition of the customer newsletter. This issue contains information about the Esmeralda Tunnel project, the budget and future rate changes, a message from the GM, how the District was honored for transparency, the 90th anniversary of EID, and more.
12/30/2014 9:40 AM
On December 11, El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) was notified that it 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.
12/18/2014 3:29 PM
On November 16, EID’s mandatory watering restrictions moves into its winter season. From November 16 through April 15, 2015, District customers are limited to watering just one day per week.
11/14/2014 4:22 PM
Now that fall is underway and winter just around the corner, it’s a good time to remember to continue conserving water—the 2014 water year ended on September 30 as one of California’s driest ever. And there’s no promise this water year will be any wetter.
11/06/2014 11:27 AM
Please read our latest edition customer newsletter. This issue contains information about the Proposition 1 water bond, a message from the GM, a reminder about keeping fats, oils, and grease out of your drain, a Q&A about customer service, and much more.
10/30/2014 9:56 AM
At its meeting on October 14, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted to adopt a resolution supporting the $7.545 billion water bond measure set for the November 4, 2014 ballot and to forward the resolution to the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), to which EID belongs.
10/16/2014 11:15 AM
In late September, El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) learned that it was successful in its application for a $1.0 million grant to help fund a project to pipe the Main Ditch.
10/07/2014 4:05 PM
Please read our latest edition customer newsletter. This issue contains information about the fall season watering schedule change, an update on customer water demand, a Q&A about the District's capital improvement plan, information about the District's latest comprehensive annual financial report, and more.
08/28/2014 8:57 AM
Due to the Sand Fire burning in the Outingdale area, drought watering restrictions were temporarily lifted. Now that the threat of fire has passed, mandated water restrictions will resume on Friday, August 1.
07/31/2014 4:36 PM
For the week of July 23 through July 29, customer water demand was 24 percent below the three-year average for this week. Cumulative water demand—from January 1 to July 29—is 11 percent below the three-year average.
07/31/2014 8:19 AM
There's a new water-saving tip posted every day on the Save Our Water web site. Have a look at today's tip, or browse through previous tips that will help you conserve water.
07/24/2014 10:20 AM