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Letter to the editor: EID’s Prada distorting numbers

For the past six months I’ve watched the rhetoric fly back-and-forth between Small Farmers and EID Director Greg Prada. I have to say “I agree with Director Prada&rdquo ...

Letter to the editor: Prada’s small farms crusade missing mark

If you went to grocery store A and purchased five apples for $1 each you spent $5 for five apples.  If you went to grocery store B and spent $1.25 for four apples and received ...

Letter to the editor: EID rate increase defeated

The EID director Dale Coco 30 percent rate increase was defeated at the June 23rd EID meeting, thank goodness.  At least for now.  But there's no telling what Coco sa ...

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 ...

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 ...

El Dorado Irrigation District better poised for drought than other water agencies

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Some Northern California cities and counties responded to one of the driest years ever recorded in the state even before last week’s official emergency ...

El Dorado Irrigation District audit reports finances are sound

An independent audit of the El Dorado Irrigation District reportedly determined EID is in good shape. the June 24, 2013 Board meeting, Tony Pasquarello, EID’s accounting man ...

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 ...

EID inks new deal with workers

El Dorado Irrigation District board of directors approved a four-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the district’s employee association on March 29. Provisions in the ...

EID cuts $1.3 million in jobs

El Dorado Irrigation District general manager Jim Abercrombie recently announced a savings of $1.3 million in the revised 2010 budget as directed by the district’s board of direc ...

EID audit could pour on pressure

What does the El Dorado Irrigation District have to hide? It seems that EID and the Placerville political establishment are furious over Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ request to the Jo ...

El Dorado Irrigation District floats new water plan

The El Dorado Irrigation District has come up with a “plan B” rate increase. Hundreds of angered residents have turned out for public meetings to voice their concerns over EID ...

Water hearing expands

To better accommodate the expected flood of residents, El Dorado Irrigation District has secured a larger meeting place for the Feb. 4 public hearing on the district’s proposed r ...

EID slashes management positions by 21 percent

After an audit found El Dorado Irrigation District riddled by mistrust, overstaffing, poor job control and poor conflict resolution, a new top executive slashed management position ...