2016 Annual Report of Hydrogeologic Conditions, Water Requirements, Supplies and Disposition Santa Maria Valley Management Area

City of Santa Maria | April 13th, 2017


This annual report of conditions in the Santa Maria Valley Management Area, for calendar year 2016, has been prepared to meet the reporting conditions of the June 30, 20

A New Approach to Accounting for Environmental Water Insights from the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | November 9th, 2017


How water is apportioned to California’s cities, farms, and the environment can lead to conflict and competition in times of drought. Allocation of water to the environ

Accounting for California’s Water

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | July 13th, 2016


Understanding California’s water balance sheet—how much there is, who has claims to it, and what is actually being “spent”—is key to effectively managing the st

Considering Water Use Efficiency for the Environmental Sector

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | April 29th, 2010


The goal of this report is to provide a starting point from which the water planning community can move toward improving the allocation of water within the environmental

Depletion and Capture: Revisiting “The Source of Water Derived from Wells”

National Ground Water Association (NGWA) | May 28th, 2014


A natural consequence of groundwater withdrawals is the removal of water from subsurface storage, but the overall rates and magnitude of groundwater depletion and capture

Evaluating Micrometeorological Estimates of Groundwater Discharge from Great Basin Desert Playas

National Ground Water Association (NGWA) | March 6th, 2018


Groundwater availability studies in the arid southwestern United States traditionally have assumed that groundwater discharge by evapotranspiration (ETg) from desert play

Geohydrology and Simulated Response to Ground-Water Pumpage in Carson Valley, A River-Dominated Basin in Douglas County, Nevada, and Alpine County, California

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | May 2nd, 1986


This investigation of the ground-water hydrology in Carson Valley was conducted from 1980 through 1985 by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Douglas County.

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