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Water Resources
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Welcome to the Colusa County Water Resources Division. We are involved in the following activities:

  • Planning and implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)
  • Northern Sacramento Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Planning (NSV IRWMP)
  • California Statewide Groundwater Elevation Monitoring (CASGEM)
  • Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program
  • Sites Reservoir Outreach
  • Other water-related activities

Contact:
100 Sunrise Boulevard, Suite A
Colusa, CA 95932

Staff contact: 
Mary Fahey, Water Resources Manager
email: 
530.458.7709 (office)


Latest News


For information related to local implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), visit the Colusa Groundwater Authority (CGA) website:

colusagroundwater.org

All content related to the CGA, including meeting schedule, agendas, minutes, presentations, SGMA news, etc. can be found on the new site.
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Upcoming Meetings:

Colusa County Groundwater Commission
November 28, 2018
10 a.m. - noon
Colusa Industrial Properties Conference Room
100 sunrise Blvd., Colusa, CA 95932
Agenda


Colusa Groundwater Authority Board Meeting
November 20, 2018
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Colusa Industrial Properties Conference Room
100 sunrise Blvd., Colusa, CA 95932

Visit the new CGA website at colusagroundwater.org  for more information.
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Proposition 1 Sustainable Groundwater Planning grant for Counties with Stressed Basins (2016-2018)


A Program to Advance Groundwater Sustainability for Colusa County through Policy, Institutional and Technical Refinement

Financed Under: The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, Sustainable Groundwater Planning Grant Program (Proposition 1)
Administered by: The State of California Department of Water Resources
Contractor: Davids Egineering, Inc.

The County of Colusa received $250,000 in grant funding in 2016 from the Sustainable Groundwater Planning Grant Program for Counties with Stressed Basins. The Work Plan includes a groundwater monitoring network update and development of a data management system. This project will be completed by the end of May, 2018, and much of the work will be integrated into the Colusa Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan.

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Please visit and "like" the Colusa County Groundwater Facebook Page

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Click this link to read a good overview on California Groundwater, including information on SGMA: https://mavensnotebook.com/groundwater/

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Domestic Well Users and SGMA - Click on this link for a brochure with information for domestic well owners and how they may be affected by SGMA.
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For information on groundwater meetings in Colusa County, including Agendas, Minutes and Presentations, please see the Meetings page.

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Progress Report: Subsidence in the Central Valley, California
Click on the link below to download a recent NASA report on subsidence in the Central Valley. On pages 10 and 11 you will find information for the Sacramento Valley:
http://www.water.ca.gov/groundwater/docs/NASA_REPORT.pdf