Reclamation and El Dorado County Water Agency release draft water service contract for public review and comment

Media Contact: Christie Kalkowski, 916-978-5100, ckalkowski@usbr.gov

For Release: April 15, 2019

FOLSOM, Calif. -- The Bureau of Reclamation and El Dorado County Water Agency released today a draft contract for up to 15,000 acre-feet of water per year from Folsom Reservoir. The water, which may be used for municipal and industrial purposes, supports long-term water supplies within El Dorado County.

The draft contract is available for a 60-day comment period. Comments on the draft are due by close of business June 15. Please email comments to ggregory@usbr.gov. Written comments may also be mailed to: Georgiana Gregory, Bureau of Reclamation, 7794 Folsom Dam Road, Folsom, CA 95630, or faxed to 916-537-7035.

For additional information or to request a copy of the document, please contact Gregory at 916-537-7051 (TTY 800-877-8339).

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