Tag archives: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Montecito GSA to Host Townhall Meeting
By Montecito Journal   |   February 17, 2023

Lake Cachuma may have spilled over for first time in 12 years due to the winter storms (which is great news), however officials have warned that the drought is far from over. The Montecito Groundwater Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) is here to help make sure our town stays on track with water usage and […]

Montecito Water District’s Newest Hire Aims to Strengthen Our Underground Water Supply
By Nick Schou   |   December 3, 2020

Six years ago, former California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law landmark water management legislation consisting of several bills which bundled together were called the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The law made history by finally mandating a statewide campaign to protect and preserve the groundwater basins that collectively make up the reserves of California’s […]

Montecito Water District Plans for Dry Weather
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 20, 2020

This time last year, we were “loving the rain,” but as a dry January stretches into a dry February, Montecito Water District customers are eager for status updates on the Water Supply Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara and the new Rate Study. A draft contract for a Long-Term Water Supply Agreement with the […]