SGMA Tribal Advisory Group Meeting

DWR will host a SGMA Tribal Advisory Group Meeting to provide updates on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Program, and to discuss Tribal updates and participation in regional Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) and Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) development.

RSVP by July 11, 2019 by contacting Brandon Fore at or (916) 653-7193.

Join Skype Meeting | Join by phone: +1 (916) 573-2034 (Conference ID: 79989417)     

Meeting Objectives:

  • Update on Sustainable Groundwater Management Program (SGMP)
  • Tribal Updates in regional GSA engagement and GSP development      


9:30 a.m. -- Opening Prayer; Welcome and Introductions; Review Meeting Goals and Agenda

9:45 a.m. -- Tribal Advisory Group Update; Roundtable discussion of SGMA activities from Tribal representatives; updates from Tribal Governments participating in GSA governance 

10:45 a.m. -- Break

11:00 a.m. -- SGMA Program Updates

  • Alternative Assesments
  • GSA Changes due to Boundary Modifications
  • Basin Prioritization
  • Technical Assistance
  • Planning Assistance

11:45 a.m. -- DWR Funding Updates under Prop 1 and Prop 68

12:00 p.m. -- Lunch - Working Lunch*

        Program Updates (Start at 12:45 p.m.)

  • Flood Managed Aquifer Recharge (Flood-MAR)
  • California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

1:15 p.m. --  Continued Discussion on Tribal Participation in GSA Governance and GSP development; continued review of SGMA Program Updates

2:00 p.m. -- Break

2:15 p.m. -- Legislative Updates & Legal Updates

2:45 p.m. -- California Groundwater Update 2020 (Bulletin 118)

3:30 p.m. -- Summary and Closing Remarks

4:00 p.m. -- Adjourn


*Lunch options for working lunch will include sandwiches and other refreshments, a donation of $10 is requested


DWR North Central Region Office, Room 119 3500 Industrial Boulevard, West Sacramento, CA, 95691