Reclamation considers allowing Placer County Water Agency to move non-CVP water via Folsom Reservoir

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-510

For Release: December 04, 2017

FOLSOM, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation proposes to allow Placer County Water Agency to move up to 100 acre-feet a year through Folsom Reservoir that will ultimately be delivered to Granite Bay’s Los Lagos subdivision in Placer County. Reclamation has released for public review a draft Environmental Assessment for the 5-year Warren Act contract.

The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and is available at https://www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/nepa_project_details.php?Project_ID=30641 .

Comments are due by close of business Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, to elizabethdyer@usbr.gov or mailed to Beth Dyer, Bureau of Reclamation, 7794 Folsom Dam Road, Folsom, CA 995630. To request a copy of the draft EA or for additional information, please email Dyer or call 916-537-7061 (TTY 800-877-8339). Copies of the document may also be viewed at Reclamation’s Folsom office at the above address.

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