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Published September 20, 2017

This presentation includes DWR's overview of the program, GSA formation status, assistance and engagement, as well as guidance, data and tools.

Published May 2017

DWR will be providing periodic SGMA Implementation Assistance Updates. These updates will provide information on various resources for GSAs such as financial, planning, and technical assistance, as well as highlights of major SGM program news or events.


Published March 2016

The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act may affect domestic well users under certain circumstances, as described in this brochure.


Published June 2016

The March 2015 Draft SGM Program Strategic Plan described how DWR will implement SGMA and aid local agencies to sustainably manage California's groundwater resources. The Strategic Plan presented five objectives defining DWR's approach to organizing and executing the work necessary for successful program implementation. Considerable progress has been made in the implementation of the five objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan. This document provides an overview of the key accomplishments of the Program to-date.


Published April 2015

California's Groundwater Update 2013: A Compilation of Enhanced Content for California Water Plan Update 2013 compiles and analyzes readily-available groundwater information to characterize California's groundwater basins, aquifers, and well infrastructure.


Published March 2015

The SGM Program Strategic Plan describes the Department of Water Resources' roles and responsibilities under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and outlines related actions from the California Water Action Plan.


Publicado en enero de 2015

La Agencia de Recursos Naturales y la Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente de California elaboro este folleto para recalcar la importancia del Acta de Gestión Sostenible del Agua Subterránea.


Published January 2015

The Natural Resources Agency and California Environmental Protection Agency created a brochure to highlight the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.


Published December 2014

A timeline of relevant activities outlined in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.


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