El Dorado Water Reliability Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
El Dorado County
Document Title
El Dorado Water Reliability Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use

Document Description
Note: Extended Review per lead The project consists of acquiring rights to allow for the direct diversion and diversion to storage with subsequent rediversion for use of up to 40,000 acre-feet/year (afy) from the Middle Fork American River and the south Fork American River. The project would partially assign State filed water rights for in-County beneficial use supporting water supply to meet anticipated future demand and the enhance drought period reliability. EDWPA is preparing an EIR to address potentially significant environmental issues that could result from the Project.

Contact Information
Ken Payne
El Dorado County Water and Power Authority
4330 Golden Center Dr., Suite C
Placerville, CA 95667

Phone : (530) 621-6635


El Dorado Placer Sacramento
State Highways
Hwy 50, 80, 49
American River
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Water Supply Type, TBD MGD) Other (Water Resources Management Planning)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water Mgt.
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Fisheries, Climate
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Transportation, District 3 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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