2021

PPIC: Creating Collaborative Recharge Partnerships in the San Joaquin Valley

Bringing the San Joaquin Valley’s groundwater basins into balance by the early 2040s is going to be challenging, but two...
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PPIC: Creating Collaborative Recharge Partnerships in the San Joaquin Valley

PPIC: Improving California’s Water Market

How Water Trading and Banking Can Support Groundwater Management The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act mandates that local groundwater users bring...
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PPIC: Improving California’s Water Market

CA WATER COMMISSION: Advancing Well-Designed Water Trading Programs in California

In March of this year, the Secretaries of the Natural Resources Agency, Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Food and...
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CA WATER COMMISSION: Advancing Well-Designed Water Trading Programs in California

PPIC FACT SHEET: Groundwater Recharge

Groundwater recharge is an important water management practice in California. Recharge occurs when water seeps into the ground to replenish...
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PPIC FACT SHEET: Groundwater Recharge

Q/A – Paul Gosselin, Deputy Director of Sustainable Groundwater Management

Below is an interview with DWR’s newly appointed Deputy Director of Sustainable Groundwater Management Paul Gosselin. Paul is a long-time...
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Q/A – Paul Gosselin, Deputy Director of Sustainable Groundwater Management

Upcoming groundwater events: A week of free SGMA webinars; SGMA Workshop: Lessons learned from Australia, EU; Flood-MAR forum

OCTOBER 18-21:  A Week of Webinars on Statewide Groundwater Management Efforts The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is hosting...
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Upcoming groundwater events: A week of free SGMA webinars; SGMA Workshop: Lessons learned from Australia, EU; Flood-MAR forum

SGMA in the news

Dry wells, drastic cutbacks. For many Californians, drought hardships have already arrived “Staci Buttermore turned a faucet on the morning...
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SGMA in the news

DWR’S SGMO NEWSLETTER: AEM surveys, Draft Drinking Water Well Principles and Strategies Document, A week of webinars on SGMA efforts, and more …

From the Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Office: NEW First Airborne Electromagnetic (AEM) Surveys Complete and Additional Surveys Scheduled...
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DWR’S SGMO NEWSLETTER: AEM surveys, Draft Drinking Water Well Principles and Strategies Document, A week of webinars on SGMA efforts, and more …

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