The US Geological Survey (USGS) will be presenting summaries of recently published manuscripts for the State Water Board Oil and Gas Regional Groundwater Monitoring Program (RMP). Please see the agenda below for links to the manuscripts.
If you would like to ask questionsor provide comments regarding the presentation, please complete the following instructions by 5pm Tuesday December 6th.Questions submitted after this date may not be addressed.
If you require language interpretation or sign language services, please email a request toOilandGas@waterboards.ca.gov at least 15 business days before the meeting.
California Water Code section 10783 (Senate Bill 4, Pavley, statutes of 2013) requires the State Water Board to implement a regional groundwater monitoring program. The program goal is to evaluate potential impacts from oilfield operations and characterize the risk to groundwater resources, while prioritizing areas to be monitored. The U.S. Geological Survey is technical lead and will be presenting summaries on their recently published studies.