Community Meeting: Groundwater Sustainability in Our Basin
This public workshop held on July 29 was an opportunity for well owners, farmers and others in the Santa Rosa Plain to learn about groundwater in the basin and to help define local, sustainable groundwater management.
Opening Remarks: Sam Magill, Facilitator, CSU Sacramento Consensus and Collaboration Program
Welcome: Chair Lynda Hopkins
The Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Basin: Marcus Trotta, Hydrogeologist, Sonoma Water
Questions about the basin?: Meeting Participants
Defining Groundwater Sustainability: Andy Rogers, GSA Administrator
Questions about sustainability?: Meeting Participants?
This public workshop held on December 11, focused on how groundwater can be recharged to help better manage and sustain local aquifers.
Recharge: What is it? How does it work? What are the different types of recharge?
Marcus Trotta, Sonoma Water
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
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.