el dorado irrigation district

EID race is about issues

I recently opened my mailbox to see my sample ballot. I was rather confused when I read that an incumbent El Dorado Irrigation District board member saves El Dorado Hills residents ...

Ex-EID chief facing more charges

The former El Dorado Irrigation District manager who was fired and arrested for reportedly embezzling as much as $30,000 through corporate credit cards, could face prison time in L ...

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 ...

Letter: EID isn't flushing funds

It’s never been easier to pick on the El Dorado Irrigation District. So much so that some folks are getting away with reckless myths that only hinder the public’s ability to ga ...

EID claims $12 million in savings

During their recent board meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District board of directors heard from general manager Jim Abercrombie that the recent action taken to restructure a por ...

EID's finances are an 'open book'

El Dorado Irrigation District operates transparently and openly in accordance with the law, but — as important — in step with common sense and good governance principles. The ...

Water rates on the rise for residents

It looks like El Dorado Irrigation District customers will be paying more for the wet stuff. EID passed an 18-percent rate increase Thursday for water, wastewater and recycled wat ...

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 ...

Neighbors seek to tap Folsom Lake for more water

Culprits contributing to water woes for Folsom include a neighboring town on a wholly separate water system. And, that situation could worsen in the future. Served by the El Dorado ...

Parched lake thirsts for rain

Local reservoirs are at their lowest in years with Folsom dangerously low and Jenkinson is also down. El Dorado Irrigation District, serving El Dorado Hills and points east, is cau ...

El Dorado Irrigation District house cleaning was needed

Kudos to the Telegraph for a job well done in reporting about the latest reforms at El Dorado Irrigation District. The independent survey commissioned by EID’s board was “pains ...

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 ...