Public Comment Sought on Groundwater Sustainability Plan

The Draft Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sustainability Plan is available for public comment. The draft plan and comment submittal template can be downloaded at http://esjgroundwater.org/ For more information about CCWD’s involvement in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), go to https://ccwd.org/water-resources/sgma Please note that comments are due to info@esjgroundwater.org by August 25, 2019. Those with…

Feb 12 Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority Open House – Lockeford

The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority is hosting its third public informational meeting about its Groundwater Sustainability Plan on February 12 from 6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Lockeford Community Center, 19258 N. Jack Tone Road in Lockeford. The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority was established to promote initial and ongoing compliance with the…

Local Efforts Underway Related to Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Basin

The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority is hosting its third public informational meeting about its Groundwater Sustainability Plan on February 12 from 6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Lockeford Community Center, 19258 N. Jack Tone Road in Lockeford. Click here for more information about CCWD’s involvement with these efforts. The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater…

Local Efforts Underway Related to Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater

The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority is hosting its second public informational meeting about its Groundwater Sustainability Plan on November 7 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Manteca Transit Center, 220 Moffat Blvd, Manteca. The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority was established to ensure initial and ongoing SGMA compliance within the subbasin. It…

Stanislaus and Calaveras Stakeholders Form Groundwater Partnership

The Calaveras County Water District, Rock Creek Water District, and Stanislaus County are pleased to announce the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) consisting of three regional partners with the mission of helping protect the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sub basin, which has been critically over drafted since 1980. Calaveras County also intends to…

CCWD Board Discusses Groundwater, Water Conservation and Elects Officers

The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to move forward with the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency at a Board meeting Wednesday December 14. This Board acted to maintain control of a roughly 70-square mile portion of Calaveras County that overlies part of the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Subbasin, which has…

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Overview

Overview of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA): After many years of unsustainable groundwater pumping practices throughout much of California, the state Legislature passed SGMA in 2015, which tasked local agencies authorities with managing their groundwater resources in a sustainable manner. Because the western portion of Calaveras County overlies about 70 square miles of the Eastern San…