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
Agency Name
El Dorado County Water and Power Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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
Development Types
Other (Water Rights Application)
Local Actions
Water Right
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, CVP/SWP modeling

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