San Joaquin Valley Tulare Lake Subbasin

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) released the probationary hearing notice and Draft Staff Report for the Tulare Lake Subbasin for public comment. The purpose of the Draft Staff Report is to inform the State Water Board as it considers whether to designate the Tulare Lake Subbasin as a probationary basin consistent with the requirements of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The deadline for written comments on the probationary hearing draft staff report is 12:00 noon on Monday, December 11, 2023.

Important Dates

  • Probationary Hearing – 04/16/2024
  • Virtual public workshop on Zoom on 11/03/2023 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
  • In-person public workshop in Hanford, CA on 11/08/2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Please see the Probationary Hearing Notice for more information on how to participate in these events.

Groundwater Sustainability Agencies

Groundwater Sustainability Plan

California Department of Water Resources Determinations

San Joaquin Valley Tulare Lake Subbasin Map
San Joaquin Valley Tulare Lake Subbasin Map

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