BPC Expert Briefing:The 2014 Water Bond & Groundwater Legislation

BPC Expert Briefing: The 2014 Water Bond & Groundwater Legislation February 27, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM Santa Clara Valley Water District 5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA 95118   AGENDA On February 27th, BPC held an Expert Briefing on the 2014 Water Bond & Groundwater Legislation, which was hosted by the Santa Clara Valley Water District. […]

U.S. Forest Service issues National Groundwater Directive

On December 15, 2014, the U.S. Forest Service issued their National Groundwater Directive. You can now access this by clicking here. You can also read important comments made by ACWA preceding the Directive here.

Eric Garner’s Keynote Presentation from the Fall 2014 ACWA Conference

Eric Garner, a leading authority on water law and a managing partner at Best Best & Krieger LLP, was the keynote speaker at ACWA’s Fall Conference & Exhibition in San Diego on December 4th. Eric discussed California’s historic new groundwater management act in his presentation titled: “Groundwater Legislation: History in the Making or Another Dead […]

Fact Sheet for Newly Implemented Groundwater Legislation

In September of 2014, Governor Edmund Brown Jr. signed three bills regarding groundwater legislation. Click here to learn about the key principles of these bills and what they mean for groundwater issues in California.

WebEx Information for the Expert and Public Stakeholder Meeting on Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring in Areas of Oil and Gas Production for December 11, 2014

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. WebEx capabilities are now included for the Expert and Public Stakeholder Meeting on Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring in Areas of Oil and Gas Production.  The meeting is scheduled for December 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.. However, due to WebEx audio and attendees limitations […]

California Enacts Historic Groundwater Legislation In The Midst Of A Historic Drought

Newsletter December 5, 2014   CALIFORNIA ENACTS HISTORIC GROUNDWATER LEGISLATION IN THE MIDST OF A HISTORIC DROUGHT     In the midst of a historic drought, California groundwater law is undergoing historic changes. This past year, the California Legislature, for the first time, enacted comprehensive groundwater legislation requiring that groundwater be regulated to achieve “sustainable […]

Public Workshop and Agenda on the Expert and Public Stakeholder Meeting on Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring in Areas of Oil and Gas Production

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. Click here to view the Notice of Public Workshop and Agenda on the Expert and Public Stakeholder Meeting on Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring in Areas of Oil and Gas Production. The Workshop is scheduled for December 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.. See Notice for […]

GRA Introduction to Groundwater and Watershed Hydrology Course — November 17-18, 2014 at UC Davis

Introduction to Groundwater and Watershed Hydrology: Monitoring, Assessment and Protection November 17–18, 2014 Buehler Alumni Center, University of California, Davis Co-Sponsored by: University of California Cooperative Extension Groundwater Hydrology Program Approved MCLE Credits – 13.25 hours Schedule — www.grac.org/hydrologyschedule.pdf Registration — www.grac.org/hydrologyreg Course Description Groundwater and watershed management, monitoring, assessment and protection is an integral […]

ACWA Comment Letter on Groundwater Rule

Click here to view ACWA’s comment letter regarding the US Forest Service’s proposed groundwater rule.

ACWA Legislative Advisory: Groundwater Bills Signed by Governor Brown

Sept. 16, 2014 Groundwater Bills Signed by Governor Brown A three-bill package aimed at advancing sustainable groundwater management throughout California was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown today. The legislation, known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, provides a framework for the improved management of groundwater supplies by local authorities. The bills also provide […]