May 2018 Membership Update

PRECIPITATION: At the close of May, Eastsound has recorded no measurable rainfall this month. Normally we see about 2” of rain in May. Despite the lower than normal rainfall to start the summer season, Purdue Lake (the source of 50% of our capacity) did not stop...

Avoiding a Costly Water Leak

Water for the future is a growing concern on Orcas. I get lots of questions about Eastsound Water’s ability to support the planned growth in our service area. Your Eastsound Water Board and staff are prepared to meet future demand AND continue to promote responsible...

Update on Rate Structure Process

Eastsound Water has undertaken a review of the rate structure. The Board has committed to having this work completed in the near future and incorporating the revised rate structure into the 2018 budget, with new rates applying to all bills sent after January 1, 2018....

Higher Than Normal Precipitation

Eastsound Water tracks local precipitation; it is, after all, our sole water source, recharging both groundwater and reservoirs. It is perhaps not surprising that the 2016–2017 water year has been wetter than normal. (A water year or hydrological year is from October...

Water Main Replacement Projects Map

Water Mains are the underground circulation system that delivers water from our wells and treatment plant to your homes, shops, and offices. Eastsound Water’s original water mains were installed in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, making then +50 years old, and...