NOTICE: Public Comment Period Opens for Resubmitted Madera Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plans with ‘Incomplete’ Determinations

From the Department of Water Resources:

On September 22, 2022, the Department of Water Resources (Department) released an Incomplete determination on groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs) developed by local agencies for the San Joaquin Valley – Madera Subbasin to meet the requirements of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The local agencies for this Subbasin were given 180 days to address deficiencies and resubmit their revised GSPs to the Department for review.

In response to the Incomplete determination, the revised GSPs and coordination agreement have been submitted to the Department and are now posted on the DWR SGMA Portal. These GSPs are open to public comment for 60 days after the posted date. Below in the table are links to the GSPs, coordination agreement, the county they cover, and the public comment period end date.

Information about how to comment on the GSPs can be found in a fact sheet in English and Spanish. Public comments are welcomed and encouraged. A SGMA Portal account is not necessary to submit comments.

 Basin Local ID (if applicable) County Covered Public Comment Period End Date
San Joaquin Valley – Madera

(Including Coordination Agreement)

Madera Subbasin Joint GSP


Madera_RCWD_Adopted 6/2/2023
Madera_NewStone_Adopted 6/2/2023
Madera Basin – GFWD GSA 6/2/2023

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