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Groundwater Sustainability Plan Regulations
Basin Boundary Regulations
Best Management Practices Development Process

During the summer of 2016 DWR solicited and received public opinion regarding the development of BMPs by initiating an on-line survey. The BMP update given to the California Water Commission on August 17, 2016, is available here.

DWR was required to develop the BMPs through a public process – the following is the schedule for the required BMP public meetings. The presentation slides from the public meetings are available here.

Events Schedule*
Release of Draft BMPs for public review and comment October 28, 2016
Public meetings to discuss Draft BMP: 2:00 PM, Willows City Hall, City Council Chambers, 201 North Lassen Street, Willows, CA 95988. Agenda November 14, 2016
Presentation of Draft BMPs to California Water Commission. This includes a public webcast via the CWC website. November 15, 2016
Public meetings to discuss Draft BMP: 4:00 PM, Clovis Veterans Memorial Building, Veterans Room, 808 4th Street, Clovis, CA 93612. Agenda November 16, 2016
Public meetings to discuss Draft BMP: 1:00 PM, Delhi Community Center, Ballroom, 505 East Central Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Agenda November 17, 2016
Comments on Draft BMPs due November 28, 2016
Final BMPs Released December 2016

*All dates are subject to change.

Critically Overdrafted Basins
Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
Senate Bill 13 Webinar

DWR hosted a 90-minute webinar in November 2015 to address the SB 13 amendments to SGMA as they pertain to the formation of a GSA. The following information is available for use by local agencies and the public:

Groundwater Sustainability Plan Regulation Topic Paper Comments

Public comments on the discussion papers are provided below.

Commenter(s) Submitted By Date
Commenter(s) Submitted By Date
The Nature Conservancy Sandi Matsumoto 12/16/2015
The Nature Conservancy Sandi Matsumoto 10/20/2015
NGO Groundwater Collaborative Robyn DiFalco 9/28/2015
San Bernardino County Bob Page 9/04/2015
CSAC and RCRC Karen Keene 9/02/2015