Possible Power Shutdowns
We know that most well owners have thought about or are thinking about possible power shut-downs and what it could mean to your water supply. If you need additional information – including preparation and safe generator operation — and to keep up-to-date on possible Public Safety Power Shutoff, please go to the PG&E website, at this link. The website has multiple links to helpful resources.
New groundwater monitoring wells will provide ‘picture’ of underground water connections
Santa Rosa, CA – During the months of October and November, up to 21 groundwater monitoring wells will be drilled near Sonoma County creeks to provide new information to managers and the public on the link between groundwater and stream flows. Coordination and construction of the wells are a technical service provided by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs). Read the full press release.
Monthly Email Updates
Find out what’s happening with groundwater activities in Sonoma County by reading the latest email update. Visit the “Email Updates” page to read updates from past months.
Santa Rosa Plain groundwater basin land use and crop type map (click to view larger)
“Management and use of groundwater in a manner that can be maintained during the planning and implementation horizon without causing undesirable results.”