A Review of San Joaquin Valley Groundwater Sustainability Plans

The PPIC Water Policy Center reviewed 36 groundwater plans for 11 critically overdrafted basins in the San Joaquin Valley and the plans’ proposals to end overdraft and mitigate its undesirable effects. PPIC research associate Jelena Jezdimirovic presents these findings, and center director Ellen Hanak and Jelena Jezdimirovic discuss key takeaways and next steps in the groundwater management effort.