El Dorado Irrigation District

Letter to the Editor: EID ratepayers need allies on board

It is good to know who your friends are at El Dorado Irrigation District. On the EID board, the rate payers have two friends – directors Day and Prada. I had hoped that in M ...

Letter to the Editor: EID ratepayers responsible for debt

El Dorado Irrigation District currently has $370 million in bond debt. We ratepayers are responsible to repay that $370 million debt. A major financial consequence ignored by the ...

EID meters keep info flowing

Never seen an El Dorado Irrigation District meter-reader on your property? Wondering how the utility district knows how much water you’re consuming if no one is checking your ...

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 ...

Letter to the editor: EID customers deserve praise, not condemnation

Through 2013, we El Dorado Irrigation (EID) residential ratepayers collectively reduced annual water consumption 5,000 acre feet annually from our 23,000 acre feet annual average f ...

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 ...