The Sonoma Valley groundwater sustainability agency will hold a virtual public hearing to consider the adoption of the Final Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) on December 6th at 4:00 PM.
The GSPs assess the conditions of the groundwater basin, analyze the basin’s sustainability over a 50-year period, and identify projects and actions needed to ensure the basin is sustainable by 2042.
The final plan takes into consideration feedback received on the draft GSP since December 2020 and during a public comment period that closed on October 31, 2021.
If the GSP is adopted, the GSA will submit the plans to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for final approval. DWR will begin its review process with a 75-day public comment period and has up to two years to approve the plans. Implementation of the GSPs must begin in 2022, while the plans are still under review
Public Hearing Information
Monday, December 6
The meeting will start at 4 p.m., and the public hearing will begin no earlier than 4:15 p.m.
The meeting will be held virtually, via Zoom at https://scwa-ca-gov.zoom.us/j/87939906214?pwd=QXRiRmVtMEFvWjl5cm42VUNkbkpXUT09
Go to https://sonomavalleygroundwater.org for more information.
The Sonoma Valley GSP is available online at https://sonomavalleygroundwater.org. Hard copies of the GSP will be available for review at the Sonoma Valley Regional Library, 755 W Napa St., Sonoma, CA 95476.
Copies of all three GSPs (Santa Rosa, Petaluma, and Sonoma Valley) will be available for review weekdays at Sonoma Water, 404 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa, 95403.