Supplemental Water Rights Project Acquisition of 40,000 Acre-Feet Per Year of New Consumptive Water

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
El Dorado County
Document Title
Supplemental Water Rights Project Acquisition of 40,000 Acre-Feet Per Year of New Consumptive Water
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
The project would allow for the diversion for consumptive use of up to 40,000 acre feet annually (AFA) of water from upper American River basin to meet future water demands resulting from planned and approved growth in areas of western El Dorado County. Specifically, this new water intended to be served within the existing El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) and Georgetown Divide Public Utility (GDPUD) service areas as well as additional areas (identified as "favorable areas" in the El Dorado County Water Agency's 2007 Water Resources Development and Management Plan) located adjacent to or, in close proximity to, these service area boundaries.

Contact Information
David Witter
El Dorado County Water and Power Authority
3932 Ponderosa Road, Suite 200
Shingle Springs, CA 95682

Phone : (530) 621-5392


Folsom Placerville
El Dorado
Cross Streets
EID and GDPUD Service Areas and Western Slopes of ED County
Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 49,50,193
American River, Folsom Reservoir
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: El Dorado Hills

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Water Rights Application)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water Right
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: CVP/SWP modeling
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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