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  • M&A Data Management System powers groundwater sustainability

    The Montgomery & Associates Data Management System (M&A DMS) is the engine that powers the Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency’s (SVBGSA) progress towards sustainable groundwater management. As a component of its Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs), SVBGSA is required by...

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  • M&A plays significant role in MAR

    From the 1950s through the 1990s, as farms, mines, and cities in the Southwest pumped increasing amounts of groundwater, the aquifers became overdrafted. One important way that the Arizona Groundwater Management Act of 1980 sought to reduce groundwater overdraft was...

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  • Keep Calm & SGMA On!

    California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is a complex program with a new language that must be mastered by consultants, basin managers, and stakeholders alike. When California first embarked upon the SGMA journey five years ago, there was a lot...

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  • Strategies for Success: Actively Engaging Non-Technical Advisory Committees in Groundwater Management Planning

    California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) passed in 2014 requires high- and medium-priority basins to form Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) and develop Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs). The steps in the GSP development process, shown below, begin with establishing and defining...

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