Basin Boundary Modifications Update

Dan Industry News Release, Water

DWR Releases Draft of Approved Changes to California Groundwater Basin Boundaries

Basin Boundaries
DWR will hold a series of public meetings to present the Draft Approved Basin Boundary Modifications this week, provide an overview of the BBMRS and technical review process, answer clarifying questions and receive further public comments on the Draft Approved Basin Boundary Modification submissions. Please note the following time correction for Redding:

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – Redding

Event Time: 3:00 PM

777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA  96001

Civic Center Community Room

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 – Clovis

Event Time: 2:00PM

808 4th Street, Clovis, CA 93612

Veteran’s Memorial Building, Freedom Room

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – Santa Ana

Event Time: 1:00 PM

505 E. Central Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92707

Delhi Community Center, Ballroom

Friday, July 15, 2016: West Sacramento

Event Time: 3:00 PM

3500 Industrial Boulevard, West Sacramento, CA 95691

NCRO Conference Room

After the July public meetings, the public comments will be summarized and presented to the California Water Commission, which will hear the modifications and provide the public an opportunity to comment. Following consideration and potential incorporation of comments heard, DWR will publish the final basin boundary modifications. In accordance with SGMA, these new basin definitions will be evaluated under the basin prioritization process and documented in the interim update of Bulletin 118, expected later this year.

For more information regarding California’s groundwater basins and subbasins please visit the Basin Boundary Modifications webpage

To discuss modification submissions please contact your DWR Region Office Representatives.

Local agencies can locate their respective Region Office contact by accessing the map-tool here.