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
JD - Joint Document
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), proposes to conduct the Project, using existing facilities and water rights and contract entitlements, to determine the operational and institutional feasibility of a conjuntive use program to provide American River water to the Environmental Water Account (EWA), within and downstream of Folsom Lake. The SGA, and its five aforementioned member agencies, will undertake policy, fiscal, and physical activities related to groundwater extraction and surface water diversion from Folsom Lake and the lower American 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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
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 Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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