The California Department of Water Resources and Water Education Foundation in cooperation with the Center for Irrigation Technology will host a FREE one-day briefing on Wednesday, June 1 discussing how San Joaquin Valley groundwater conditions have responded to the multi-year drought and actions being taken towards sustainable groundwater management. This briefing is open to any interested parties including media, elected officials, legislative aides, water district managers and board members, state and federal agency officials, city and county government officials, farmers, environmentalists, attorneys, consultants, engineers, business executives and public interest groups.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Hydrologic conditions and drought status
- San Joaquin Valley groundwater conditions and status of SGMA implementation
- Monitoring valley land subsidence with remote sensing
- Beginning SGMA implementation – the local perspective
- Private residential wells and drought
The event will be held at the Alice Peters Auditorium (PB 191) in the University Business Center at Fresno State. Check-in/registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Complimentary coffee will be served. The program runs from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Lunch is on your own.