DWR SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER PROGRAM NEWS: New climate change tools, Draft basin boundary modifications, and more …

From the Department of Water Resources, Sustainable Groundwater Management Office: NEW: Additional Climate Change Data Tools Now Available Three, new climate change tools are now available on the California Natural Resources Agency Open Data Platform to assist local agencies with groundwater planning. The tools are: ArcGIS tool designed to work with USGS MODFLOW models. ArcGIS tool designed to work with […]

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WESTERN GROUNDWATER CONGRESS: Multiple perspectives on groundwater-surface water interactions under SGMA

Panel discussion looks at groundwater-surface water interactions under SGMA from a regulatory, environmental, academic, and policy perspective The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act defines sustainable groundwater management in terms of avoiding six undesirable results defined in the legislation: declining groundwater levels, reduction in groundwater storage, land subsidence, sea water intrusion, water quality degradation, and depletion of interconnected surface water.  Of these […]

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SGMA IMPLEMENTATION: New Climate Change Data Tools Available

From the Department of Water Resources, Sustainable Groundwater Management Office: Three, new climate change tools are now available on the California Natural Resources Agency Open Data Platform to assist local agencies with groundwater planning. The tools are: ArcGIS tool designed to work with USGS MODFLOW models. ArcGIS tool designed to work with Department of Water Resources IWFM models. Second Order […]

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SGMA IMPLEMENTATION … Draft Basin Boundary Modifications Released

From the Department of Water Resources: “The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released Draft Basin Boundary Modifications. The Draft Basin Boundary Modifications are a result of requests from local agencies to modify basins based upon scientific or jurisdictional reasons. To view Draft Basin Boundary Modifications results, click here . Public Comment A public comment period on Draft Basin […]

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CA WATER COMMISSION: Update on implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

DWR updates the Commissioners on the evaluation of alternative plans, basin boundary modifications, and basin prioritization At the November meeting of the California Water Commission, staff from the Sustainable Groundwater Management Program at the Department of Water Resources updated the Commissioners on the various activities of the Department to implement Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Taryn Ravazzini, the Deputy Director […]

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SURVEY: SGMA and water quality issues

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is seeking input via a survey on water quality as it relates to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and the Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSP) Regulations. The purpose of this survey is for DWR’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Program (SGMP) to obtain feedback on water quality concerns, which will inform DWR’s continued assistance and guidance to […]

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FloodMAR: Using floodwaters for groundwater recharge

Kamyar Guivetchi on the importance of the Flood MAR concept and what DWR and other state agencies are doing to advance the concept Flood-MAR is an integrated water resource management strategy that uses flood waters resulting from rainfall or snowmelt for managed aquifer recharge on agricultural lands and working landscapes. Flood-MAR can also be implemented at multiple scales, from individual […]

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DWR SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT UPDATES for July 27

From the Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Program: Basin Boundary Modifications Submission Period Extended to September The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has extended the Basin Boundary Modifications submission period to September 28, 2018, in response to comments received on the Draft 2018 SGMA Basin Prioritization. The extension will allow additional opportunity for local agencies to consider basin […]

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Successful Groundwater Sustainability Planning

Dudek hydrogeologist Jill Weinberger discusses groundwater sustainability planning and lessons learned California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires all groundwater basins designated as medium or high priority to develop a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) to achieve sustainable management by 2040-2042.   In this webinar, Jill Weinberger, a hydrogeologist with Dudek, gives a high-level overview of the groundwater sustainability planning process and […]

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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 […]

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