On April 2, 2019, the California State Water Resources Control Board adopted the “State Wetland Definition and Procedures for Discharges for Dredged or Fill Material to Waters of the State.”  The rule clarifies what is considered a wetland for the entire state and establishes permitting procedures for discharged materials from or to areas considered a wetland. The rule also provides consistency in the way the State Water Board and nine regional water boards regulate activities to protect wetlands and other waterways, such as rivers and streams, and bays and estuaries.  Additionally, the rul

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Last Thursday, the Department of Water Resources hosted their public Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Forum for GSA members and stakeholders. The Forum included panel discussions with representatives from various GSAs in California discussing how their respective GSA has approached communication, coordination, engagement and outreach.

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Water Supply

Water supply is ranked by Western Growers' members as one of the most important sustainability priorities requiring the association's full attention and support.  It is something WG's staff focuses on every day.

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