Groundwater Management Should Stay Local

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Water expects believe that future groundwater management, if done right, should still exclude too much government involvement.

Management Should Stay Local

Not much has been reported about groundwater management since the state announced timetables last year for areas to adopt new management plans. Kings River Conservation District General Manager David Orth says the process should keep the management of that water in the hands of people who understand the individual areas. Orth says the state however will be stringent on the timetables to get agencies and an adoptable plan together.