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
Opening Comments from GSA attorney Valerie Kincaid on DWR reports The Kaweah Basin should hear back about their GSP by the 3rd Week of January. The Basin would have 180 days from the day they receive the report to make changes to their GSP. The Mid Kaweah is expecting and preparing for an incomplete from… Continue reading MKGSA Board of Director’s Meeting
Included are slides and details regarding the Mid Kaweah Technical Advisory meeting and their SGMA recommendations to go to next week’s board meeting. What is the method to track pumping? ET Measurements by Land IQ How will pumping cap be implemented in the first year? Bonus allocation will not be recommended to the board. Those… Continue reading Mid Kaweah TAC Meeting
Mid-Kaweah GSAGroundwater Allocation Cap Notice Dear Growers, We are facing the end of a long and frustratingly dry summer in the Kaweah Subbasin, every landowner, farmer, homeowner, business person, etc. has been impacted by the recent drought conditions. The time has come for the Tulare Irrigation District (District) to begin working towards a reduction in groundwater… Continue reading Email to TID Growers: Mid-Kaweah GSA Groundwater Allocation Cap Notice
Notes from the MKGSA Technical Advisory Meeting Tuesday, October 5th, 3:00-5:00. The biggest statement of the meeting was “This is the biggest challenge of our generation”. One of the major differences between MKGSA and EKGSA is that MKGSA is talking about a model that incorporates flow meters as well as ETa. There is a slide… Continue reading Notes from the MKGSA Technical Advisory Meeting Tuesday, October 5th, 3:00-5:00.