2021

SGMA in the News

Proposed north Butte County water district stirring controversy “A proposal for a new Butte County water district is wending its...
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SGMA in the News

A Test for California’s Groundwater Regulations in the Megadrought

California’s megadrought has brought forth competition for scarce water supplies. Brownstein Hyatt shareholder Stephanie Osler Hastings examines implementation of the...
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A Test for California’s Groundwater Regulations in the Megadrought

Sustainable Conservation Releases Key Water Quality Guidance for On-Farm Recharge

From Sustainable Conservation: Sustainable Conservation, a San Francisco- and Modesto-based non-profit, has developed two key resources to inform on-farm recharge...
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Sustainable Conservation Releases Key Water Quality Guidance for On-Farm Recharge

USGS Report: Increased Pumping in California’s Central Valley During Drought Worsens Groundwater Quality

From the USGS: Intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality, according to a new...
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USGS Report: Increased Pumping in California’s Central Valley During Drought Worsens Groundwater Quality

PPIC Fact Sheet: California’s Water Market

From the PPIC: Water marketing is an important tool for managing scarce supplies. In California’s water market, buyers and sellers...
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PPIC Fact Sheet: California’s Water Market

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

SGMA in the News

A drought-hit US town finds itself sinking into the ground ““You’ve got too many farmers pumping all around,” complained Raul...
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SGMA in the News

Ancient River Channels Could Speed Groundwater Recharge

By the time California finally began regulating groundwater use in 2014, most of the San Joaquin Valley was in critical...
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Ancient River Channels Could Speed Groundwater Recharge

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