The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) educational workshop program on Developing and Implementing Groundwater Sustainability Plans for Kern and surrounding Counties (Kings, Tulare, Inyo, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Fresno) takes place on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, in Bakersfield, California.
The workshop aims to provide water agencies, farmers, growers, water utilities and other California groundwater end-users with practical technical information to assist with Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) compliance, focusing on Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) compliance.
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Stop by DBS&A’s exhibit and meet hydrogeologists, Michael J. Cruikshank, P.G., and Dr. Farag Botros, P.E. to learn how leveraging their experience in developing groundwater budgets and numerical models, and estimating the sustainable yield for adjudicated basins can support water agencies working toward compliance with SGMA.
As an affiliate of Geo-Logic Associates (GLA), DBS&A has 10 offices in California and more than 250 employee-owners in 27 offices. DBS&A’s California water resources professionals help agencies, utilities, and communities comply with SGMA regulations and ensure the sustainability of their water resources by:
Conducting stakeholder and public outreach at the outset of the GSP implementation in medium- and high-priority basins
Evaluating the feasibility of artificial recharge and conjunctive use projects as a component of GSP development and implementation
Performing groundwater monitoring, data collection and data management needed to support GSP implementation in medium- and high-priority basins
Preparing annual reports on progress towards sustainability for submittal to DWR following the submission of GSPs
Providing assistance in developing technical information to support requests for basin boundary adjustments
Providing expert services for water rights conflicts between senior and junior water rights holders that may lead to additional basin adjudication of medium- and high-priority basins
Preparing annual extraction reports required for individual landowners that pump more than 2 acre-feet per year
Click here to learn more about SGMA.