California Water Commission: Update on the Groundwater Sustainability Plan and Alternative Regulation

A look at potential regulation content: Governance, coordination agreements, and sustainable groundwater management planning At the December meeting of the California Water Commission, Senior Engineering Geologist for the Department of Water Resources Trevor Joseph updated the California Water Commission on potential regulation content of the groundwater sustainability plan and alternative regulation that is currently under development. Trevor Joseph began by […]

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Prop 1 Funding for storage projects: An overview of the Water Storage Investment Program

Paula Landis with the Water Commission discusses the details of the emerging program, including the goals and objectives, addresses common misconceptions With the passage of Proposition 1 in November of 2014, voters approved $7.5 billion for a variety of water projects and programs, with $2.7 billion of that set aside to pay for public benefits of water storage projects. The […]

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SGMA implementation: A first look at the emerging Groundwater Sustainability Plan and Alternatives Regulation

The regulation will address required components of groundwater sustainability plans and how those plans will be evaluated With the first set of regulations now completed, staff at the Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Program are well underway with development of the second set of regulations which are due by June 1st of 2016. At the November meeting of […]

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Draft regulations for spending Prop 1’s $2.7 billion for water storage projects presented at public meeting in Lafeyette

California Water Commission rolls out the draft regulations for the Water Storage Investment Program With the passage of Prop 1, the California Water Commission was appropriated $2.7 billion to pay for public benefits for water storage projects.  The Commission has been developing regulations that will specify how the money will be disbursed. Those draft regulations were presented a public meeting […]

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California Water Commission adopts regulation for modifying basin boundaries, the first of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

The new regulation outlines the procedure for requesting groundwater basin boundary changes, as well as the methodology and criteria for reviewing requests Implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act reached a milestone this week as the California Water Commission unanimously adopted a regulation to modify groundwater basin boundaries, the first of the historic groundwater legislation to be completed.  The regulation […]

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California Water Commission: SGMA Implementation – Summary of Comments on Basin Boundary Regulation; Update on State Water Project Issues

Presentation includes summary of comments received and planned revisions, as well as a new online tool; brief update on SWP projects and issues At the September meeting of the California Water Commission, commission members were briefed on the progress on the development of the basin boundary regulation, the first regulation that will be implemented as part of the Sustainable Groundwater […]

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California Water Commission: Critically Overdrafted Basins and Groundwater Sustainability Plan regulations

DWR’s Mary Scruggs gives more details on the draft list of critically overdrafted basins; plus an update on the development of groundwater sustainability plan regulations At the August meeting of the California Water Commission, Supervising Engineering Geologist Mary Scruggs briefed the Commission on DWR’s recent release of the draft list of Critically Overdrafted Basins, one of the provisions written into […]

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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation: An overview of the basin boundary regulation

Last Friday, the Department of Water Resources released the draft basin boundary regulations for public review and comment, the first set of regulations to be developed as part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.  Just days prior to that at the July meeting of the California Water Commission, Steven Springhorn from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) gave an informational […]

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California Water Commission: Update on the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Steven Springhorn, a member of the Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Implementation Team, updated the California Water Commission at its June meeting on the status of implementation of the legislation. He discussed the basin boundary regulations, introduced the regulation for groundwater sustainability plan and alternatives, and gave an informational update on the current status of the formation of […]

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California Water Commission: Groundwater Basin Boundary Regulations Update

Update to commission includes background, an overview of existing groundwater basins, and summary of boundary issues; Public listening sessions to start next week In September of 2014, Governor Brown signed a package of three bills which has come to be known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).  The Act creates a framework for sustainable, local groundwater management for the […]

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