Groundwater Sustainability Plan Regulations

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) adopted emergency regulations for evaluating and implementing Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) to achieve the legislative intent of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA) (Water Code Section 10720.1) by June 1, 2016. GSP regulations contain the plan components specified in Water Code Sections 10727.2, 10727.4, and 10727.6, as well as other information that to assist Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) and local agencies in planning for groundwater sustainability.