GSA Activities

Recharging Groundwater Basins:  Facts, Myths, Projects and Possibilities Workshop

This public workshop held on December 11, focused on how groundwater can be recharged to help better manage and sustain local aquifers. 

Presentations include:

Recharge: What is it? How does it work? What are the different types of recharge?

Marcus Trotta, Sonoma Water

 California’s Flood-MAR (Managed Aquifer Recharge) project: What is it? Where is it happening? How does it work?

Kamyar Guivetchi, California Department of Water Resources

Local recharge efforts: What farmers are doing in Sonoma County to enhance recharge.

Dr. Phil Bachand, Bachand & Associates

Workshop Agenda

ALL Workshop Presentations

Recharge Workshop Notes

Increased Shallow Groundwater Levels from RAU

FloodMAR Research and Data Development

Implementation Factors FloodMAR

UCCE Groundwater RechargeFloodMAR fact sheet

 

Climate Change Workshop

On May 22, the three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies held a public workshop “How a changing climate could affect our groundwater basins – and what we’re doing about it.” The focus of this public workshop was on how climate change must be addressed in the Groundwater Sustainability Plans.

Workshop Notes

How Models Can be Used to Determine Climate Change on Groundwater

Sonoma Water Regional Water Resource Climate Adaption Programs Presentation

The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and Climate Change Presentation

 

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