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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Prop 1 Allocates $100M for Local Agencies to Develop & Implement Groundwater Management Plans

On February 10, 2015, the California Natural Resources Agency released a draft schedule of benchmarks to be achieved in the first year of the ten year expenditure period of the Water Bond (Proposition 1). As draft guidelines for grants funded by the Water Bond are available, they will be posted on the Bond Accountability website, … Continue Reading »

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Groundwater Regulation on the Rise as Counties Gear up to Meet Sustainable Management Requirements

The enactment of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), in conjunction with increasing concern over drought impacts on groundwater supplies, has set the stage for several California counties’ recent adoption of expansive groundwater ordinances, regulating groundwater use to an extent not previously seen. California cities and counties are vested with an array of options for … Continue Reading »