“Good Luck Fixing the Problem”: Small Low-Income Community Participation in Collaborative Groundwater Governance and Implications for Drinking Water Source Protection

Society and Natural Resources, Routledge | June 10th, 2020


There is increasing interest in the potential of source water protection to address chronic challenges with small systems and rural drinking water provision. Such a plann

2017 SGMA Annual Report South American Subbasin (5-021.65) Sacramento Central Groundwater Authority

Sacramento Central Groundwater Authority, GEI Consultants Inc. | April 1st, 2018


The Sacramento Central Groundwater Authority (SCGA) has prepared an Annual Report describing groundwater conditions in the South American Subbasin for the 2017

A Guide to Water Quality Requirements under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | April 17th, 2019


California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) develop Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) that ach

Adapting to Climate Change and Drought in Selected California Groundwater Basins: Local Achievements and Challenges

California Natural Resources Agency | August 27th, 2018


Climate change projections are for higher temperatures and extreme droughts by the end of the 21st century. This will alter the natural recharge of groundwater, including

Addressing Regional Surface Water Depletions in California: A Proposed Approach for Compliance with The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) | August 15th, 2018


Successful implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), including its provision to avoid significant and unreasonable depletion of interconnecte

Advancing Strategic Land Repurposing and Groundwater Sustainability in California

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) | March 26th, 2021


For decades, California has been on a steady trajectory toward water scarcity, which is now exacerbated by climate change. More frequent and intense droughts and incre

Aliso Water District Groundwater Sustainability Plan

Aliso Water District Groundwater Sustainability Agency | January 17th, 2020


An Evaluation of California’s Adjudicated Groundwater Basins

University of California, Santa Cruz | October 1st, 2016


Groundwater is a critical resource in California, providing on average 30 percent of the state’s total water supply and significantly more during dry years. Many commu

Approaches for groundwater management in times of depletion and regulatory change

University of California, Davis (UC Davis) | June 1st, 2018


New legislation and related regulations in California mandate groundwater management to avoid undesirable results from excessive groundwater pumping and other hum

Assessment of Interconnected Subbasins

Butte County | June 30th, 2017


The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires groundwater sustainability agencies (GSAs) to develop groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs) that achieve sust

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