American River Water Rights Extension Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
American River Water Rights Extension Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Document Description
The Placer County Water Agency (PCWA), acting as lead agency under the CEQA, will prepare an EIR for the American River Water Rights Extension Project. The primary purpose of the project is to extend PCWA's existing Water Rights Permits 13856 and 13858 through the year 2043 to allow PCWA additional time to put water allocated under these permits to full beneficial use. The American River Water Rights Extension EIR will evaluate the environmental impacts of the project and identified alternatives.

Contact Information

Benjamin Ransom
Agency Name
Placer County Water Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


North Fork American River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Actions
Water Right Ext.
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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