Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Basin boundaries

State reaches milestone in groundwater regulations

Groundwater Sustainability Prorgram Draft Strategic Plan. DWR


Capital Press & Maven's Notebook

State officials have reached their first milestone in carrying out groundwater regulations, setting up a way to resolve disputes over the boundaries of basins that will be affected by the new rules. State staff laid out what actions they are taking to implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.


PPIC: Reforms would improve water allocations

Maven's Notebook

A set of legal and policy reforms would improve California's water allocation and water rights systems and strengthen the state's ability to weather droughts and a changing climate, according to a report released Tuesday by the PPIC Water Policy Center.


Agencies seek flexibility to meet conservation goal

Capital Public Radio

Water agencies are hoping that the state will give them less stringent water conservation requirements going forward. Sacramento water districts told California agency leaders Tuesday they need more flexibility to meet mandatory water conservation targets.

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