Kings River Region SGMA Updates – May 2020

May 2020 GSP Update 

In this Issue

KINGS SUBBASIN GSP STATUS
Groundwater conditions improve overall in the Kings Subbasin in water year 2019, Annual Report submitted to the State shows the data
Kings Subbasin awarded $500,000 grant from CA Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program
Groundwater managers encourage residents and growers to stay engaged on sustainability efforts at Easton workshop in February

MAGSA – A groundwater credit program and surface water market may not be too far off. MAGSA awards contract to Geosyntec to study the concepts
NKGSA – Workshops will replace ad-hoc committees. Board adopts the collaborative model as a policy
NFKGSA – Annual Report submitted to the State, Irrigation Districts and landowners take advantage of wet year

TULARE LAKE SUBBASIN GSP STATUS

SFKGSA – Board meetings have gone virtual – how to join via Zoom
SWKGSA – Meter policy adopted following April 8 Public Hearing
TCWA – Groundwater pumping fee of $10 per acre foot adopted, late fee considered for delinquent accounts

OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS

Extended CA Department of Water Resources GSP Public Comment Period Ending Soon
Draft report on Drought and Water Shortage Vulnerability Released