Congratulations Eagle River Water and Sanitation District and Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority

The years-long negotiation was massively complicated, requiring a multi-discipline team to adjudicate water rights, obtain EPA approvals for construction in the middle of a Super Fund Site, resolve long standing water rights and recreational needs for Minturn, and verify the feasibility of the Project. While negotiations on the land acquisition are complete, the reservoir development and construction are anticipated to take up to another 10 years to complete.

For further information on the outside team members and in-house District staff please contact Kathryn Winn ( or Jim Collins ( and read more here: Vail Daily Article

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