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…

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…