Highlights The GK Board will adopt rules and regulations in late May/early June 2022 with full implementation starting 2023 water year, October 1, 2022. The board has set the Pumping Cap at 2.75 AF/ac of ET Tier 1 water $75/af Tier 2 water $125/af Prohibited Tier $500/af & 1:1 reduction in future allocation
Highlights: The reality is there will be farmers who will plow over, fallow their land, and not use it as a result of the SGMA. The assessor’s office stated accurate valuations of fallowed land will largely depend on on sales of similar properties. Growers who remove trees during 2022 could see a reduction in their… Continue reading Tulare County looking at SGMA impact on property values
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Below are the slides that will be framing the postcard to be sent out to all Greater Kaweah Growers. Eric Osterling will use these slides to create a policy that will be open for a 90-day public comment in January. Growers will have 90 days to comment on the policy before it is approved in… Continue reading Greater Kaweah Board of Directors Meeting – November 15th
They will create Farm Units, which will group parcels together. Each APN does not have its own well, so there is a need for Farm units. There may be a policy as early as spring 2022 after the policy has been gone through public comment and approved by the board.
Greater Kaweah Board of Directed presented their proposed policy for 2022 growing season: No pumping caps or tiered pricing until policy approval, could be as early as Spring 2022 East and Mid Kaweah have drafted proposals for tiered pricing and pumping caps for 2022 growing season. The 2022 growing season will be dedicated to setting… Continue reading GKGSA Board of Directors Meeting