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An Overview of Current Perspectives Concerning California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

I recently attended a two-day seminar entitled Groundwater Regulation and Management in California which involved a comprehensive review of California’s new Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The conference was heavily attended by a number of interested stakeholders, including the heads … Continue reading

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Recently Passed “Sustainable Groundwater Management Act” Allows Local Governments to Restrict the Amount of Groundwater Extracted in California

In September 2014, Gov. Brown approved landmark legislation requiring the management of groundwater basins throughout California. In essence, the new law is meant to empower local government to limit how much groundwater extracted. Proponents of the new legislation say it … Continue reading

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