FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Brochures

​SGMA Introductory Materials

​California’s Groundwater and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

​California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA): Understanding the Law

​Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: Frequently Asked Questions

​Domestic Well Users and SGMA

Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs)

FAQ: Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Frequently Asked Questions

​Actions for Local Agencies to Follow When Deciding to Become, Form, or Modify a Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA)

​​FAQ: Groundwater Sustainability Agencies, Unmanaged Areas, County Concerns

Groundwater Sustainability Plan ​Evaluation and State Water Board Intervention

​​Overview of Submittal and Evaluation of Groundwater Sustainability Plans in Critically Overdrafted Basins

​Frequently Asked Questions on Public Commenting on Groundwater Sustainability Plans

​​​Probationary Designation and Groundwater Regulation by the State Water Board

Groundwater Quality

​FAQ: Groundwater Quality and SGMA

Water Quality Considerations for GSAs

​​​Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program 

Groundwater Recharge

​Flood Control, Groundwater Recharge, and Water Rights

​Accelerating groundwater recharge

​Guidance in establishing on-farm recharge sites for groundwater basins

​Purposes of Use for Underground Storage Projects

Other Fact Sheets and Brochures

SGMA and ​Groundwater Hydrology

​dWR's Technical Support Projects

​​FAQ: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling and Water Budgets pertaining to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and Groundwater Sustainability Plan Regulations

​Funding opportunities


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