Draft BMP 6: Sustainable Management Criteria
DWR released the draft BMP 6: Sustainable Management Criteria.
The formal comment period began on November 7, 2017 and will end on January 8, 2018.
Comments received on this document are posted.
Sustainable Groundwater Management Program Updates
November 8, 2017
New Draft Best Management Practice Released
DWR has released the Draft Sustainable Management Criteria Best Management Practice (BMP). This BMP offers guidance on developing the four sustainable management criteria identified in the Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Regulations: minimum thresholds, undesirable results, measurable objectives, and the sustainability goal.
DWR seeks public comments on the Draft Sustainable
Management Criteria BMP. Please send comments via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Comments on Draft SMC BMP
or by U.S. Postal Service to:
P.O. Box 942836
Attn: Lauren Hersh, Rm 201
The deadline for submitting public comments is by 5 pm Monday, January 8, 2018.
DWR will hold three public meetings to discuss the Draft Sustainable Management Criteria BMP. Dates and times for those meetings will be posted to DWR’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Program web site once they are finalized.
by26 Aug 2017
Although Senate Bill 623 is titled: “Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund,” a coalition of agricultural and environmental lobbyists convinced its author Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) to amend the ground water cleanup bill that has been moving through the Legislature since February, to quietly add a water tax of 95 cents per month on every residence and business. The bill would also tack on $30 million in farm and dairy fees. Read more
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