Center Junction: Water: The City of Center Junction (Jones County) discontinued in June 2015. EIRUSS assumed the ownership and operation of the formerly City-owned and operated municipal water system as part of the City’s discontinuance. The water system was originally constructed in 1909 with a well added in 1939. The system had a major upgrade in 2012 that replaced the storage reservoir and control system and added a back-up generator and chemical feed system. 2016 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) | 2017 Consumer Confidence Report | 2018 Center Junction May Bacteria Test | 2018 Consumer Confidence Report | 2019 Water Quality Report | 2020 Consumer Confidence Report | 2021 Consumer Confidence Report
Leisure Lake: In 2005, a preliminary engineering report was completed for the community of Leisure Lake (Jackson County) for a public wastewater system. Currently the community is being served by private septic systems. EIRUSS applied for and received a WIRB (Watershed Improvement Review Board) grant from the Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship in 2006, which was extended twice to an end date of September 30, 2013. EIRUSS received a USDA Rural Development loan and grant in December 2011 completing the funding package and allowing the project to move forward. The project started construction in Fall 2012 with construction requiring one year for completion. In 2020, the USDA awarded funds to EIRUSS to hookup an additional 26 users. Frequently asked questions related to this project | Jackson County Ordinance #250 | Jackson County Board of Health Resolution #100 | Financial Assistance for Homeowners connecting to Sewer System
Fairview:(Jones County) The unincorporated community of Fairview near the intersection of US Highway 151 and Iowa Highway 1 in rural Jones County is the site of the second EIRUSS public wastewater system. The community was previously served by private septic systems. The system has been in operation since December 2011. The project was funded with a grant and loan from the USDA Rural Development. EIRUSS worked with the USDA to secure additional funding to expand the system to the north and add fourteen additional customers in the Fall of 2012.
Andover: The city of Andover (Clinton County) is the site of an EIRUSS public water system. The City was previously served by individual private wells. The project has been in operation since January 2009. The project was funded with a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) and a grant and loan from the USDA Rural Development.
Droessler Subdivision/Spruce Creek Park: (Jackson County) This unincorporated area is served by individual private wells. Currently financing options are being reviewed to supply a public water source to these residents.
Lake Delhi: In 2008, a preliminary engineering report was completed for the unincorporated community of Lake Delhi (Delaware County) for a public wastewater system. Currently the community is being served by private septic systems. EIRUSS is seeking funding for the project, however the project status remains uncertain.
Morley: The City of Morley (Jones County) is in the early stages of developing a public wastewater system. A preliminary engineering report was completed in early 2012. The City in conjunction with EIRUSS will begin seeking funding once the report is approved by the Iowa DNR and USDA RD. Currently the community is being served by private septic systems.
Petersburg Wastewater Treatment Facility : In 2005, a preliminary engineering report was completed for the unincorporated community of Petersburg (Delaware County) for a public wastewater system. Currently the community is being served by private septic systems. The USDA has awarded funding for this project. In July of 2021 USDA gave approval on the Final design. The future timeline is as follows:
5/02/2022 - Notice to Bidders posted on state approved web sites
6/08/2022 - Bid Opening at 3:00 pm
6/22/2022 - Bid Award and Issue Notice of Award at Board Meeting at 9:00 a.m.
7/30/2023 - Milestone No. 1
11/30/2023 - Substantial Completion
12/31/2023 - Final Completion