SNOW STILL lingers along the shady north bank of the South Fork of the American River in the American River Canyon. El Dorado Irrigation District draws 15,080 acre-feet of water from the South Fork and has been granted rights to another 17,000 acre-feet. The El Dorado County Water Agency is pursuing 40,000 acre-feet of area-of-origin water rights from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Upper American River Project. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


County pursuing additional water rights

By From page A1 | January 03, 2014

Editor’s note — This is the second of a two-part series on the El Dorado County Water Agency’ s shift in strategy in seeking additional water rights.

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