One-Year Project for the Sale of Water to the CALFED Environmental Water Authority (EWA)

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento Groundwater Authority
Document Title
One-Year Project for the Sale of Water to the CALFED Environmental Water Authority (EWA)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The project involves changes in the management of water releases from Folsom Lake using existing facilities.
Document Description
The Sacramento Groundwater Authority (SGA), in cooperation with five of its member agencies (Citrus Heights Water District, Fair Oaks Water District, Northridge Water District, City of Sacramento, and San Juan Water District), the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), proposes to conduct the Project, using existing facilities and water rights and contract entitlements, to determine the operational and institutional feasibility of a conjunctive use program to provide American River water to the Environmental Water Account (EWA), within and downstream of Folsom Lake. The SGA, its five aforementioned member agencies, and Reclamation will undertake policy, fiscal, and physical activities related to groundwater extraction and surface water diversion from Folsom Lake and the Lower Amercian River to implement the Project.

Contact Information

Edward Winkler
Agency Name
Sacramento Groundwater Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento
Lower American River and Folsom Lake

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

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