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Articles on water-related topics written by our staff
  • 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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  • Tucson’s Water Security – Don’t Take it for Granted

    We residents of southern Arizona have a unique relationship with water.  Our water supplies are unseen – pumped from vast underground aquifers or piped hundreds of miles from the Colorado River.  Lacking natural lakes and rivers and with scant rainfall,...

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  • Rate setting in an era of declining demand

    By:  Gary Woodard, Senior Water Policy & Economics Consultant, Montgomery & Associates
    Arturo Gabaldon, President, Community Water Company of Green Valley

    Community Water Company of Green Valley (CWC) is a non-profit public service corporation serving customers in Green Valley and Sahuarita...

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