Santa Clarita, Calif. (June 15, 2018) — The Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) is inviting stakeholders and members of the public to participate in its Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. To determine if you are located within the SCV-GSA boundary go to bit.ly/scv-gsa-address. The workshop will be held in the Sycamore Room at The Centre located at: 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, 91350.
As part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s (SGMA) regulatory requirements, the SCV-GSA is responsible for developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan – a detailed road map for how our local groundwater basin will be managed for long-term sustainability.
The workshop will serve as a kickoff meeting to discuss the process to develop a Groundwater Sustainability Plan. Important workshop topics will include:
- SGMA 101 – A State perspective on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and local development of a Groundwater Sustainability Plan.
- GSP Development Process and Timeline – An overview of the anticipated process and timeline to develop a Groundwater Sustainability Plan, including near and long-term tasks and activities.
To keep up-to-date on GSA news and upcoming stakeholder forums, signup for our interest list: bit.ly/scv-gsa-signup
For more information, including a draft agenda, visit our website: bit.ly/scv-gsa
About the SCV Groundwater Sustainability Agency:
The SCV Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) was formed in 2017 and consists of SCV Water, Los Angeles County Waterworks District #36 and others including the City of Santa Clarita and the County of Los Angeles. The SCV-GSA will be responsible for developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan by 2022.
About the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act:
The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) empowers local agencies to adopt groundwater management plans that are tailored to the resources and needs of their communities. Good groundwater management will provide a buffer against drought and climate change, and contribute to reliable water supplies regardless of weather patterns. California depends on groundwater for a major portion of its annual water supply, and sustainable groundwater management is essential to a reliable and resilient water system.
For more information, contact:
Principal Water Resources Planner
(661) 297-1600, ext. 281