Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority Meeting: Thursday July 18

The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority (ESJGA) is hosting its fourth informational meeting about its Groundwater Sustainability Plan on July 18 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, Assembly Room 1, 2101 E. Earhart Avenue, Stockton.

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The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority was established to ensure initial and ongoing compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. They are developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan to reflect local needs and conditions and prioritizes local control over groundwater resources.

The Groundwater Authority has been hosting a series of public meetings to provide updates on local efforts to meet the state goals of SGMA. This fourth public meeting will give an overview of the elements included in the Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan, which will be available for public comment July 10 – August 25. The public will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide input on the plan.

SGMA requires that the plan be complete by January 31, 2020 and the basin must reach sustainability by 2040.

For more information, visit www.esjgroundwater.org. For questions, call (209) 468-3089 or email info@esjgroundwater.org.

About Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority:

The Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Authority’s mission is to provide dynamic, cost-effective, flexible and collegial organization to ensure initial and ongoing SGMA compliance within the subbasin. Its purpose is to provide coordination among its 15 Groundwater Sustainability Agency members, carry out SGMA purposes, develop, adopt and implement a Groundwater Sustainability Plan and satisfy SGMA’s requirements for coordination among the Groundwater Sustainability Agencies. Visit www.esjgroundwater.org for more information.

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