Sustainable Management Criteria: Water Quality Degradation
SGMA requires the GSA to develop sustainability criteria for “significant and unreasonable degraded water quality, including the migration of contaminant plumes that impair water supplies ” and that is the result of groundwater pumping.
The Degraded Water Quality SMC is still under development.
The materials, below, are presented in chronological order, and include presentations to the GSA Board and Advisory Committee, staff reports, and written Advisory Committee feedback on specific questions.
September 8, 2020 – Staff report to Advisory Committee
September 8, 2020 – Staff Presentation to Advisory Committee
October 13, 2020 – Draft Degraded Water Quality Section
October 13, 2020 – Staff Presentation to Advisory Committee