Building a Sustainable Groundwater Future in the SLO Basin

 

Groundwater is a vital contributor to our region’s water supply. Local agencies (the City and County of San Luis Obispo) are developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) to better manage this important water resource for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin (SLO Basin) while meeting the requirements of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

 

Planning has just started and there are several ways stakeholders can get involved in the plan development process. Learn more

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The February 2020 Newsletter is Now Available

Read the latest news on the GSP development and upcoming opportunities to participate.

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REGISTER AS AN INTERESTED PARTY

 

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ATTEND A PUBLIC MEETING

 

Join Groundwater Sustainability Commission (GSC) meetings to receive project news and to share your input. Meetings are held quarterly.

Our next GSC Meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2020 and will be offered virtually. Click here for "Go to Meeting" access details

 

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ATTEND A PUBLIC WORKSHOP

 

Join interactive workshops to learn about and inform the development of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP). Workshops are aligned to key plan milestones.

Our next Stakeholder Workshop is August 5, 2020 — Sustainable Goal Setting, offered virtually. Learn more or register here

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REVIEW AND COMMENT ON DOCUMENTS

Review and comment on sections/chapters of the GSP and related documents. 

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Next Virtual Stakeholder Workshop: Sustainable Goal Setting

 

August 5, 2020 • 3:00pm-5:00pm • Zoom Meetings

 

In this virtual workshop (offered via Zoom Meetings), stakeholder perceptions will be collected to inform the preliminary sustainability goals for the SLO Basin. The project team will begin by describing the representative wells and monitoring network that have been recommended by the Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA), as well as a recap of the stakeholder input provided in workshop #2: Groundwater Management Vision. In the last half of the workshop, participants will break into group activities to experience the complexity of what goes into setting a sustainable groundwater goal, as well as setting minimum thresholds and measurable objectives. Following the workshop, the video recording and the workshop slides will be published to this website.

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