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

2 Documents in Project


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

(530) 621-5392


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