Middle Fork American River Project Relicensing

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
Middle Fork American River Project Relicensing
Document Type
FIN - Final Document

Document Description
Note: Supplement FEIR Placer County Water Agency owns and operates the Middle Fork American River Project under a 50-year Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license, which will expire on February 28, 2013. Using FYI Final FERC's Integrated Licensing Process, PCWA is seeking the renewal of its license to continue operation and maintenance of the MFP. The MFP serves as a multi-purpose water supply and hydro-generation project designed to conserve and control waters of the Middle Fork American River, the Rubicon River, and several associated tributary streams. The MFP is located on the west slope of the Sierra Nevada range primarily in Placer County, CA.

Contact Information
Ben Ransom
Placer County Water Agency
PO Box 6570
Auburn, CA 95604

530 823 4889


39°0'14"N 120°44'39"W
Placer El Dorado
Cross Streets
Mosquito Ridge Road and Blacksmith Flat Road (near Ralston Afterbay)
Total Acres
Parcel #
Tahoe and Eldorado National Forest
American R., Rubicon R., Duncan Crk, Long Cyn Crk
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Foresthill

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Power:Hydroelectric (223.7 Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: FERC Relicense
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Agricultural Land
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