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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

  • Silver Lake Day Use Areas Open

    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

  • Technical Specifications

    06/13/2019 5:30 PM

  • Design & Construction Standards

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

    06/12/2019 4:30 PM

  • Upper Main Ditch Project Update - Biological Surveys Planned For Upper Main Ditch Piping Project

    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

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    EID Makes Preparations for PG&E Power Outages, Urges Customers to Prepare

    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

  • Still Snow But Melting Fast — EID's Caples and Silver Lake Facilities

    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

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    Local Group Sues to Stop EID Water Quality and Conservation Project

    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

  • Sly Park Paddle Rentals - Open for the Season

    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

  • Increased Trail Patrol at Sly Park Thanks to Partnership Donation

    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