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…

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…

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…