Emergency Management

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-3545
    Fax: 970-328-8694

    Emergency Management
    P.O. Box 850
    Eagle, Colorado 81631

    emergency@eaglecounty.us

    Call 9-1-1 for emergencies
    or 970-479-2201


High river flows across the county

Contact: Birch Barron, Emergency Manager, 970-328-3545
Kris Widlak, Communications Director, 970-328-8617

July 1, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. - Due to last night’s rain and a few days of warmer weather, rivers and creeks in Eagle County are running high and are full of large debris. Community members are asked to be cautious around river banks and are asked to report any unsafe river conditions such as strainers, i.e. trees or other large objects across the river; blocked culverts; damaged bridges or other issues to the Vail Public Safety Communications Center at 970-479-2201 in the Eagle Valley or the Pitkin County Regional Emergency Dispatch Center at 970-920-5310 in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Sandbag locations, flood maps, and other information can be found on the Eagle County website at www.eaglecounty.us/FloodPlanning.
Current river conditions can be found at https://water.weather.gov/.  
Direct: Eagle River flow at Gypsum
Direct: Eagle River flow at Dotsero
Direct: Eagle River flow at Red Cliff
Direct: Piney River flow near State Bridge
Direct: Frying Pan River near Thomasville