Groundwater Management: Management Alternatives and Techniques

Students will build upon knowledge gained from Groundwater Law and Hydrology by exploring management techniques including exploring how Groundwater Sustainability Agencies need to plan, prepare and implement Groundwater Sustainability Plans. Lectures will address how legal and hydrologic principles should be integrated and will include a case study.

Topics include:

  • Groundwater Management Alternatives: Adjudications, CASGEM & SGMA
  • Groundwater Management Techniques: Conjunctive Use, Groundwater Banking & Water Transfers
  • SGMA Considerations
    • Basin Boundaries
    • Interested Parties
    • Considerations for Medium and High Priority Basins
    • Data Sources
    • Methods of Analysis
    • Objectives and Milestones
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