Pine Hill Preserve
Pine Hill Preserve - Established to protect the rare and endangered plants that grow on the gabbro soils of western El Dorado County. EDCWA is also a Pine Hill Preserve partner.
Upper American River Project
Upper American River Project - The El Dorado Water & Power Authority (”EDWPA”) has reached an agreement with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (”SMUD”) on water storage in SMUD’s Upper American Project. Now EDWPA is seeking water rights by filing an application with the State Water Resources Control Board.
Hydroelectric Development Options in El Dorado County
Hydro Development on the Western Slope of El Dorado County is being studied to provide power generation on the natural rivers of El Dorado County. Being able to capture Hydro power is an existing source of revenue by way of the natural water flows.
EDCWA on behalf of the El Dorado Irrigation District and Georgetown Divide Public Utility District are trying to obtain water transfers from the Central Valley Project. Contracts are negotiated under Public Law 101-514.
CVP Water Supply Contract: DEIS/EIR July 2009 Volume 1 and Appendices
CVP Water Supply Contract: Final Environmental Impact Report - January 2010, Volume III: Final EIR (7.17 MB)
Notice of Determination
Irrigation Management System
A water conservation program for agricultural growers.