UPCOMING EVENTS: Drinking water tools in SGMA; SGMA fees for GSAs and Prop 218 Pitfalls; Groundwater quality data; Western Groundwater Congress

FREE WEBINAR: Drinking water tools in SGMA

Thursday, July 16th, 3pm

Join the NGO Groundwater Collaborative on July 17th at 3pm for a 90-minute webinar to learn more about new tools and resources for evaluating drinking water needs in groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs). There is no registration required – you can join the webinar by clicking this link.

Our panel includes Debi Ores, Senior Attorney for Community Water Center (CWC), Amanda Monaco, Policy Coordinator of Water Programs for Leadership Council for Justice and Accountability (LCJA), and Angela Islas, Community Development Specialist at Self-Help Enterprises (SHE).

The panel will be discussing three new resources for addressing drinking water needs in GSPs:

Each presentation will be followed by Q&A.

Click here to register.


WEBINAR: SGMA Fees: GSA Implementation, GSP Projects and Prop 218 Pitfalls

Wednesday, July 22nd, 12pm

This presentation will discuss different funding options for implementing the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requirements.

It will cover funding options for the development and implementation of Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs), including a Groundwater Sustainability Agency’s (GSA) authority to impose fees, and the purpose and types of fees. It will also cover the intricacies of fee setting and the benefits and disadvantages of different fee structures.

Case studies will be presented to illustrate SGMA fees in action.

The presentation will be followed by a facilitated discussion and Q&A opportunity.

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WEBINAR: Groundwater Quality Data in California’s Uncertain Future

Wednesday, August 5th, 12pm

SWRCB staff will be presenting on their work in making data available from the various State and Federal sources and their data characterization tools up on the web.

Click here for more information and to register.


VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: 3rd Annual Western Groundwater Congress

September 14 to 17

In 2020, join your community of geologists, engineers and other groundwater thrill seekers for the third annual Western Groundwater Congress!

You’ll find four half-day sessions dedicated to Water Resources, SGMA, Contaminants and a myriad of Hot Topics  related to the furtherance of GRA’s vision of Sustainable Groundwater for All.

Technical sessions will run from 8:30am to 12:30pm each day of the event. The Virtual Exhibit Hall will be available for attendees to explore and make contact with exhibitors for the entirety of the event and there will be wellness activities and networking opportunities throughout the week.

Click here for more information and to register.

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