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1998 - 2030 Land Use And Water Needs Conditions Dec 2018

1998 - 2030 Land Use And Water Needs Conditions

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

Documentation of the methodology and data used to estimate the land use, M&I water needs, and pumped agricultural water under the 2030 conditions. One of the primary goals of the Salinas River Basin Management Plan (BMP) is to meet the agricultural, and municipal and industrial water needs of the Valley under the existing conditions (1995 level of development) as well as, under the future conditions (2030 level of development), while stopping the seawater intrusion and balancing the hydrologic conditions in the basin. In order to meet the 2030 water needs, a reasonable estimate of land use and water use conditions is required.

The major sources used to develop the future land use and water use estimates are as follows: MCWRA Ground Water Extraction Management System; MCWRA GIS Land Use Coverage; Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments and Salinas Valley Integrated Ground and Surface Water Model


2018 - Groundwater Management In California, Michael Hanemann Dec 2018

2018 - Groundwater Management In California, Michael Hanemann

Related Research and Documents

In 2014, the California legislature for the first time took some steps to create a framework for regulating groundwater pumping in over-drafted basins by adopting the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), representing California's first statewide groundwater management planning program. SGMA called for local agencies to develop groundwater sustainability plans within the next five to seven years and then achieve sustainable levels of groundwater extraction by approximately 2040 to 2045. California's prior efforts to regulate groundwater extraction is discussed, as well as groundwater depletion.


2010 - Excerpt From Master Response 4 - Water Supply Re Salinas Valley Water Supply (10-28-10) Dec 2018

2010 - Excerpt From Master Response 4 - Water Supply Re Salinas Valley Water Supply (10-28-10)

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

In addition to the Master Response to the Monterey County General Plan pertaining to the analysis of the Salinas Valley water supply, tables and figures referenced in the response are included at the end of the response. This document is for informational purposes only to provide a summary of information relative to the Salinas Valley water supply analysis contained in the Final EIR.


2016 - Memorandum Of Understanding For Integrated Regional Water Management In The Greater Monterey County Region With Amendments Through December 2016 Dec 2018

2016 - Memorandum Of Understanding For Integrated Regional Water Management In The Greater Monterey County Region With Amendments Through December 2016

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

An Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWM Plan) developed by 18 member entities that include government agencies, nonprofit organizations, educational organizations, water service districts, private water companies, and organizations representing agricultural, environmental, and community interests. The IRWM Plan is an expansion and modification of a previous plan – the May 2006 Salinas Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Functionally Equivalent Plan developed by Monterey County Water Resources Agency. This MOU recognizes the joint commitment of the undersigned parties to develop an IRWM Plan for the Greater Monterey County Region. The MOU does not impose any further commitments or obligations upon any signatory ...


2014 - Quarternary Geologic Map Of North-Central Salinas River Valley And Arroyo Seco Dec 2018

2014 - Quarternary Geologic Map Of North-Central Salinas River Valley And Arroyo Seco

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

The new mapping provides a detailed stratigraphic history of incision and deposition from the early Pleistocene to the present. Infiltration from the Salinas River and its tributaries is the source of irrigation water in this agricultural region. Irrigation water is pumped from the aquifers at depths of about 55 and 120 m. Area has become intruded by seawater, especially between cities of Castroville and Salinas.


1994 - Managing Water For Drought, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers And Institute For Water Resources Apr 2018

1994 - Managing Water For Drought, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers And Institute For Water Resources

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

The purpose of the report was to explain the procedure for cooperative federal-state drought preparedness studies, to indicate how the studies related to the longstanding principles and guidance for federal water resources investigations, and to indicate the means of implementing conclusions arrived at in any given region. This 1994 report, developed during a four-year National Study of Water Management, summarizes the method of improving water management during drought. The method was tested and refined in four field studies in different parts of the country, in which teams of water managers and users worked together to reduce drought impacts. In each ...


1995 - Hydrogeology And Water Supply Of Salinas Valley, White Paper By Salinas Valley Ground Water Basin Hydrology Conference Apr 2018

1995 - Hydrogeology And Water Supply Of Salinas Valley, White Paper By Salinas Valley Ground Water Basin Hydrology Conference

Monterey County Water Resources Agency Water Reports

The solution to the water resource problems within the Salinas Valley had been known since at least 1946. The best solution, proposed at that time by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), recognized that sufficient supplemental water could be developed within the basin recognizing the need to transfer water from the Forebay Area to the Pressure and East Side areas. The Salinas Valley Ground Water Basin Hydrology Panel urged Monterey County Water Resources Agency to focus on completion of the extraction facilities and conveyance system similar to those outlined in the DWR Bulletin 52 in 1946; to continue studies ...


1997 - Salinas Valley Integrated Ground Water And Surface Model Update - Final Report Apr 2018

1997 - Salinas Valley Integrated Ground Water And Surface Model Update - Final Report

Monterey County Water Resources Agency Water Reports

In order to fulfill Monterey County's need for a long-term water resources management plan to ensure good quality water, improve existing water quality, and to provide adequate water supplies, the county developed the Salinas River Basin Management Plan. The goal was to stop seawater intrusion, create a long-term balance between recharge and withdrawal, and to provide a sufficient water supply for Salinas Valley up to the year 2030. Due to complexities of the hydrologic process and their interaction on a basin-wide scale, sophisticated analytical methods and tools are used for better understand the nature and behavior of the hydrologic ...