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Groundwater Resources

What is SGMA?
The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) was passed in 2014 and set forth a statewide framework to help protect groundwater resources over the long-term under the jurisdiction of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR)

View and download information related to Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) and Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSP)

Groundwater Exchange
Tools and resources to support the design and implementation of effective GSPs under SGMA

California's Groundwater (CALGW) Live
An interactive groundwater tool developed by DWR. Has the latest groundwater information, live statistics for current conditions, groundwater levels, well infrastructure, and land subsidence

Community Water Center Drinking Water Tool
Provides information about the ways that communities across the state may be vulnerable to groundwater challenges including who manages or makes decisions about water supply; the quality of groundwater in your area; potential impacts to groundwater supply for future droughts; and how to get involved in local groundwater management decisions