The El Dorado Water & Power Authority (”EDWPA”) has reached an agreement with the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (”SMUD”) on water storage in SMUD’s Upper American River Project. Now EDWPA is seeking water rights by filing an application with the State Water Resources Control Board.
Acquisition of 40,000 acre-feet of water from the Upper American River
Protest Responses to Supplemental Water Rights Project (.pdf)
Upper American River Report - Impacts of the Upper American River Projects on El Dorado County Water Supply and Socioeconomic Resources (Available for purchase)