El Dorado Irrigation District

Letter to the editor: Is EID playing politics with water?

The El Dorado Irrigation District board once again will take up “small farm” qualification criteria at its July 14 board meeting. This is a continuation of EID’s ...

Drought surcharge avoided again

The top 30 percent of the El Dorado Irrigation District’s water users once again avoided being hit with a temporary drought surcharge at the district board meeting Monday, Ju ...

Bass Lake area land secured for future school?

Bass Lake and surrounding land in El Dorado Hills, owned by the El Dorado Irrigation District, has been reeled in by the Rescue Union School District for $300,000 as a proposed sit ...

Letter to the Editor: Water conservation lower than reported

In regard to the reference in the May 21 edition of the Telegraph that the El Dorado Irrigation District’s current conservation figure as of May 13 stood at 34 percent, the E ...

EID officials spar over drought surcharge

The tug-of-war over a proposed water rate increase on the board of the El Dorado Irrigation District is shaping up to be more of a hair-pulling tiff with directors Alan Day and Gre ...

Will EID impose drought surcharge at May 12 meeting?

After slipping to just a 17 percent reduction in water usage in mid-March from an earlier  24-25 percent, the 40,000-plus customers of the El Dorado Irrigation District have a ...

Mandatory outdoor irrigation restrictions hit El Dorado County

Mandatory outdoor irrigation water restrictions are now being enforced in El Dorado County, effective April 22 until June 15, after the El Dorado Irrigation District at its April 1 ...

El Dorado Irrigation District opts not to impose drought fees

After consideration, directors of the El Dorado Irrigation District decided at its March 24 meeting not to impose a drought surcharge as part of the Stage 2 Water Warning they impl ...

EID claims resident water use too high

El Dorado Irrigation District customers have responded to EID’s implementation of a Stage 2 Water Warning last month which called for voluntary water conservation of 30 perce ...

Officials help residents cut back on home water use

Despite a few days of rain, Folsom Lake is currently at 22 percent capacity, underscoring the need for on-going water conservation throughout the region. El Dorado Hills residents ...

El Dorado Irrigation District seeks 30-percent water use cut

The soaking weekend storms which dumped heavy amounts of rain and snow on El Dorado County last weekend were a welcome relief for an area hit with the worst drought in its history ...

Retired doctor in running for El Dorado Irrigation District board

Retired physician, Dr. Dale Coco, believes his background makes him perfect to join the El Dorado Irrigation District. Coco has lived in El Dorado County for 40 years and spent mo ...

Critic eyes El Dorado Irrigation District's money saving claims

An amendment to the El Dorado Irrigation District’s labor contract with its employee association will reportedly save the district $3.1 million over the next five years, but ...

EID board member speaks out on employee agreement

At the end of February, the EID (El Dorado Irrigation District) Board on a 4-1 vote, I voted against it, put in place a new agreement with the employees association. It is being to ...

El Dorado Hills residents protest EID’s proposed rate hike

Hundreds of angered El Dorado Hills residents turned out for a Wednesday public meeting to voice their concerns over the El Dorado Irrigation District’s proposed rate hike. AT le ...