SacBee on SMUD relicensing & Folsom Lake water

In today’s, Matt Weiser reports in “Deal on raising river’s flow:”

Outdoor lovers will begin to see major improvements along the American River’s south fork in little more than a year under an agreement to modernize the Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s vast hydroelectric system.

The article goes on to describe the agreement and the expected timeline for finalization and implementation.

Also in today’s, on a different topic: in “Folsom Lake water limits lifted,” Cathy Locke reports that “the state Water Resources Control Board has agreed to drop conditions restricting El Dorado Irrigation District’s access to Folsom Lake water during certain periods.”