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EID Flumes Featured on  ABC10's Bartell's Backroads Series


2017 Storm Repairs - Flumes

As EID General Manager Jim Abercrombie has said, "EID’s engineering and operations staff have done the improbable and met an enormously steep deadline to get our system back up and running. And these are not temporary fixes; the superb engineering and construction work carried out on these projects have resulted in permanent fixes that will make our hydroelectric system even stronger."

Please take a few minutes to watch the videos get a glimpse at what was achieved.




The majority of the world's population drinks from rivers and streams that have received discharges from upstream users. In most of the industrialized developed world, there are treated wastewater discharges that become a source of drinking water supply for downstream users. It is nothing new. We've been doing it for centuries. What's new is that today's technology makes it cleaner and safer. Water reuse is the key to a sustainable future. Read a recent USA Today analysis of escalating costs for water nationwide.

This is the first in a series of interviews with EID's Board President by Rob Charny of Director George discusses EID's history, projects, regulatory requirements, challenges, and many other interesting facts.
Mountain Democrat video on the Flume 39/40 project
Mountain Democrat video featuring information about work on Flume 9

Stabilizing the slope during the Flume 9 project
This PG&E video features the District's successful participation in the demand response program