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Message from EID: Conservative financial planning pays off

As the El Dorado Irrigation District gets closer to completing its yearly update to the five-year capital improvement plan, this is an important moment to think about the immense interconnected complex of infrastructure that makes EID’s services so reliable — and what it takes to keep them that way. EID is caring for a system […]

EID water is real problem

EDITOR: Folsom moving south of Highway 50 into El Dorado Hills is worse than traffic. Folsom has law, Measure W (water) that mandates a new water supply for S50. W says all those “north of Highway 50” won’t lose their American River water to S50 Folsom. State Water Board May 11, 2017, wrote Folsom a […]

Think PL!NK: Kaleidoscopic artwork at the Crocker

In an immersive experience of dazzling color, light and reflection, children are invited to explore the Crocker Art Museum’s newest Art Spot, PL!NK. Created by UC Davis professors of design, Glenda Drew and Jiayi Young, PL!NK is designed to inspire creativity and wonder, enabling children and their grownups to enjoy a shared experience. Funded in […]

July 26, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

EID gets a clean audit

The El Dorado Irrigation District was given a clean audit for 2016 but concerns about how to pay the growing cost of pensions and health benefits for retirees was a reoccurring topic. The audit results were reported at the June 12 board meeting by staff members as well as Brian Nash, a partner in Richardson & […]

June 16, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged

EID opposes proposed water use standards

During the recent multi-year drought, El Dorado Irrigation District customers and the community within EID’s service area stepped up to conserve when water supply conditions warranted conservation and in accordance with EID’s Drought Management Plan. The State responded with emergency conservation regulations that reflected a one-size-fits-all approach to managing our water supplies. While the Governor […]

May 10, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

My Turn: Emergency conditions and EID’s dedicated workers

As I write this column, the El Dorado Irrigation District has teams deployed addressing multiple emergency projects. Some are engaged in an emergency sewer line fix; others are cutting roads into remote hilltops to enable access to damaged flume and canal sections. Some of those flume and canal sections will only be accessible by helicopter because […]

March 29, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

EID board approves emergency repair contracts

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously approved two emergency-related repair contracts totaling $800,000 at its Feb. 27 meeting. The contracts are a down payment on what staff estimate will be $10 million to $15 million in repairs to district infrastructure as a result of recent storms. Staff will meet with the Governor’s Office of […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,
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