SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT PGM: Basin Boundary Modifications submission period, public comment period on basin prioritization extended

From the Department of Water Resources, Sustainable Groundwater Management Program:

Basin Boundary Modifications Submission Period Extended

The Department of Water Resources has extended the submission period for Basin Boundary Modifications from June 30, 2018, to July 31, 2018. The extension provides additional opportunity for local agencies to consider basin boundary modifications that support and promote sustainable groundwater management. The schedule for basin boundary modifications has been updated accordingly. All information to support a basin boundary modification shall be submitted using the Basin Boundary Modification Request System. For more information, contact Dane Mathis at or (559) 230-3354.

Basin Prioritization Public Comment Period Extended

The Department of Water Resources has extended the public comment period for 2018 SGMA Basin Prioritization from July 18, 2018, to August 20, 2018. The schedule for basin prioritization has been updated accordingly with basin prioritization scheduled to be finalized by fall 2018. During the public comment period, DWR seeks additional data or information which is consistent with statewide datasets identified in the Basin Prioritization Process and Results Document. Basin prioritization datasets are available online. Please visit the website to submit comments, data, or information. Comments submitted, as well as any information uploaded in support of comments, will be posted and visible to the public on DWR’s webpage for DRAFT 2018 Basin Prioritization Public Comments. To learn more about basin prioritization, please go to 2018 SGMA Basin Prioritization Frequently Asked Questions.

Attend the 2018 Basin Prioritization Public Meetings

The Department of Water Resources will host three public meetings to present the 2018 SGMA Basin Prioritization results and receive public comments on the draft prioritization. For special accommodations, please contact

Public meetings:

3 p.m., Monday, June 25, 2018
Resources Building Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Krug Event Center
Best Western Dry Creek Inn
198 Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448

10 a.m., Thursday, June 28, 2018
Saticoy Operations Yard
11251-A Riverbank Drive
Ventura, CA 93004

Recorded Webinar Available

The recording of the 2018 SGMA Basin Prioritization Webinar, held on May 30, 2018, is now available online.


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