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Piret Harmon (Salinas Valley Basin GSA)
1441 Schilling Place
Notice Date: 09/08/2021
Two notices of the planned adoption were provided to Monterey County and King City: first on 9/8/2021, and then an updated one on 1/11/2022.
Monterey County 90 day notice 1-11-22.pdf (59.4kB)
Monterey County 90 day notice.pdf (59.3kB)
King City 90 day notice 1-11-22.pdf (59.1kB)
King City 90 day notice.pdf (59kB)
Public Hearing Date: 01/13/2022
There are two notices of the public hearing: for the original intended GSP adoption at the 12/9/2021 meeting, and then for the meeting the GSP was ultimately adopted at on 1/13/2022.
Public Hearing Notice 1-13_9483_LEGAL.pdf (32.3kB)
Publice Hearing Notice 12-9.pdf (128.4kB)
File Name GSP Regulation Element(s) Uploaded Date & Time
Title Publication Name Publish Date Author(s) File Name or URL
Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values Technical Report 2020-01-01 American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers, California Chapter (ASFMRA)
Streamflow depletion by wells -- Understanding and managing the effects of groundwater pumping on streamflow USGS Circular 2012-11-01 Barlow, P.M., and S.A. Leake
Water Capital Facilities Plan Volume 1 Report Technical Report 1991-07-01 Boyle Engineering Corporation
State of the Salinas River Groundwater Basin - Hydrology Report Technical Report 2015-01-26 Brown and Caldwell
BLM National Surface management Agency Area Polygons National Geospatial Data Asset 2020-04-16 Bureau of Land Management
Status and Understanding of Groundwater Quality in the Monterey-Salinas Shallow Aquifer Study Unit, 2012–13: California GAMA Priority Basin Project USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2018-09-01 Burton, Carmen A., and Michael T. Wright
Arundo donax: Distribution and Impacts Technical Report 2011-03-01 Cal-IPC
2015 Urban Water Mangement Plan, Salinas District Management Plan 2016-06-01 California Water Service
Soil Survey of the Salinas Area, California USDA, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils 1925-01-01 Carpenter, E.J., and S. Cosby
Northern Counties Groundwater Characterization: Salinas Valley, Pajaro Valley and Gilroy-Hollister Valley Technical Report 2015-06-01 Central Coast Groundwater Coalition
Groundwater Quality Conditions and Agricultural Discharges in the Central Coast Region Technical Report 2018-05-11 Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coast Basin Management Plan 2019-06-01 Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
Proposed General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges from Irrigated Lands Regulations 2021-05-11 Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
Envirostar Website Website 2020-01-01 Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
California’s Ground Water Bulletin 2003-10-01 Department of Water Resources
Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program (GAMA) Groundwater Information System Website Website 2020-01-01 State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)
A Guide to Wildlands Conservation in the Central Coast Region of California Technical Report 2002-07-01 Thorne, J., D. Cameron, and V. Jigour
Report on Castroville Irrigation Project Deep Test Hole and Freshwater Bearing Strata Below the Pressure 400-Foot Aquifer, Salians Valley, California Technical Report 1976-04-20 Thorup, R.R.
Water System Service Areas Website 2020-01-01 Tracking California
TIGER/Line Geodatabases Dataset 2013-01-01 U.S. Census Bureau
National Soil Survey Handbook Guidance Document 2019-09-30 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Critical Habitat: What is it? Guidance Document 2017-01-01 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Ground water and surface water: A single resource USGS Circular 1999-01-01 Winter, T.C., Harvey, J.W., Franke, O.L., and Alley, W.M.
Deep Aquifer Investigation – Hydrogeologic Data Inventory, Review, Interpretation and Implications Technical Report 2003-03-31 WRIME, Inc.
Simulated Effects of Ground-Water Management Alternatives for the Salinas Valley, California USGS Water Resource Investigations 1988-01-01 Yates, Eugene B.
Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin, 180/400-Foot Aquifer Subbasin Bulletin 2004-02-27 Department of Water Resources
California’s Ground Water Bulletin 2016-12-22 Department of Water Resources
Monitoring Networks and Identification of Data Gaps Best Management Practices Guidance Document 2016-12-01 Department of Water Resources
Sustainable Management Criteria Best Management Practices Guidance Document 2017-11-01 Department of Water Resources
Guidance for Climate Change Data During Groundwater Sustainability Plan Development Guidance Document 2018-07-01 Department of Water Resources
Email sent by Benjamin Brezing (DWR). Subject: Error bounds on subsidence raster Email 2019-05-30 Department of Water Resources
Well Completion Report Map Application Dataset 2020-01-01 Department of Water Resources
Natural Communities Commonly Associated with Groundwater (NCCAG) Dataset 2020-01-01 Department of Water Resources
SGMA Data Viewer Map Application Dataset 2020-01-01 Department of Water Resources
Handbook for Water Budget Development Guidance Document 2020-02-01 Department of Water Resources
Household Water Supply Shortage Reporting System web form Website 2021-01-01 Department of Water Resources
Digital simulation of the effects of urbanization on runoff in the upper Santa Ana Valley, California USGS Water Resource Investigations 1974-02-01 Durbin, Timothy J.
Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Digital Flow Models of the Salinas Valley Ground-Water Basin, California USGS Water Resource Investigations 1978-11-01 Durbin, Timothy J., G.W. Kapple and J.R. Freckleton
Pancho Rico Formation, Salinas Valley, CA USGS Professional Paper 1965-01-01 Durham, D.L., and W.O. Addicott
Addressing Regional Surface Water Depletions in California, A Proposed Approach for Compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Guidance Document 2018-01-01 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Forebay Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan Implementation Agreement between the Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency and the Arroyo Seco Groundwater Sustainability Agency Regulations 2021-04-22 Forebay Implementation Agreement (SVBGSA & ASGSA)
Final Report - Paso Robles Groundwater Basin Study Phase II, Numerical Model Development, Calibration, and Application Technical Report 2005-02-01 Fugro West, Inc.
Greater Monterey County Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Management Plan 2018-09-01 Greater Monterey County Regional Water Management Group (RWMG)
Geology of the Monterey Bay Region Open File Report 1977-01-01 Greene, H.G.
2018 Regulatory Fee Study Technical Report 2019-02-04 Hansford Economic Consulting
Design of ground-water level observation-well programs Groundwater 1976-03-01 Heath, R.C.
Rotational Cover Crop Plan Economic Analysis: Private Costs and Public Benefits of Cover Crop Fallowing in the Pajaro Valley and Potential Incentive Structures Technical Report 2017-06-01 Highland Economics
A Field Manual for Groundwater-level Monitoring at the Texas Water Development Board Guidance Document 2016-01-01 Hopkins, J., and B. Anderson
Distribution of Groundwater Nitrate Concentrations, Salinas Valley, California Technical Report 2014-04-30 HydroFocus, Inc.
Geologic map of California Map 2010-01-01 Jennings, C.W., with modifications by C. Gutierrez, W. Bryant, G. Saucedo, and C. Wills
Hydrostratigraphic Analysis of the Northern Salinas Valley Technical Report 2004-05-14 Kennedy-Jenks
Ground-Water Quality Data in the Monterey Bay and Salinas Valley Basins, California, 2005 - Results from the California GAMA Program USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2005-01-01 Kulongoski, Justin T., and Kenneth Belitz
Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration from Arundo donax in the Salinas River Channel Technical Report 2021-03-31 Melton, F., and M. Hang
Soil moisture monitoring for climate research: Evaluation of a low-cost sensor in the framework of the Swiss Soil Moisture Experiment (SwissSMEX) campaign Technical Report 2011-03-09 Mittelbach, H., F. Casini, I. Lehner, A. Teuling, and S. Seneviratne
2018 Monterey County Crop Report Technical Report 2018-01-01 Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner
Monterey County General Plan, Chapter 5 Management Plan 2010-10-26 Monterey County Housing and Community Development
Monterey County Groundwater Management Plan Management Plan 2006-05-01 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
CASGEM Monitoring Plan for High and Medium Priority Basins in the Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin Management Plan 2015-03-10 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program Permit Application Supplemental Attachement Application 2016-01-01 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Email sent by Tamara Voss (MCWRA). Subject: Data request from MCWRA - GWL Change and Website Link for Extraction Reports Email 2018-08-09 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Nacimiento Dam Operation Policy Management Plan 2018-02-20 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Salinas River Long-Term Management Plan Management Plan 2019-02-01 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
2018 Groundwater Extraction Summary Report Technical Report 2019-09-01 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Interlake Tunnel Progress Report Presentation 2020-05-01 Monterey County Water Resources Agency
A Guide to Water Quality Requirements Under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Guidance Document 2019-04-01 Moran, Tara, and Alletta Belin
Soil suitability index identifies potential areas for groundwater banking on agricultural lands California Agriculture 2015-04-01 O’Geen, A.T., M.B.B. Saal, H. Dahlke, D. Doll, R. Elkins, A. Fulton, G. Fogg, T. Harter, J.W. Hopmans, C. Ingels, F. .Niederholzer, S. Sandovol Solis, P. Verdegaal and M. Walkinshaw
Pajaro Valley Covered Fallow Plan Management Plan 2018-02-01 Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCDSCC)
Erosion Control Treatment Selection Guide Guidance Document 2006-12-01 Rivas, T.
Digital Geologic Map of Monterey County, California, 1934-2001 Map 2001-01-01 Rosenberg, Lewis I.
Groundwater observation network design for the Kansas groundwater management districts, USA Journal of Hydrology 1983-01-01 Sophocleous, M.
GeoTracker Website Website 2020-01-01 State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)
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