Groundwater Sustainability Act


CSJWCD and the other GSA agencies in the Basin have developed a Groundwater Sustainability Plan. It is available on the GWA website here: Groundwater Sustainability Plan.

Comments on the plan are due by 8/25/19 and are to be forward to

Below are a list of informational meetings regarding the Draft Plan:

San Joaquin County Public Works Department is hosting two informational meetings on the Draft Plan in early August. For additional information, contact Kristy Smith at  

French Community Meeting
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 (5:00 – 7:00 PM)
San Joaquin County Robert J Cabral Agricultural Center (Mokelumne Room)
2101 E Earhart Ave., Stockton

Thornton Community Meeting
Thursday, August 8, 2019 (5:00 – 7:00 PM)
Thornton Community Center
26675 N Sacramento Blvd, Thornton

There is additional SGMA outreach opportunity at the Mokelumne River Association Meeting scheduled for August 16. For additional information, contact Walt Ward at

Mokelumne River Association Meeting
Friday, August 16 (10:00 AM)
Hotel Leger
8304 Main St., Mokleumne Hill


CSJWCD has signed a Joint Powers Agreement with other GSA agencies in the Basin.

JPA Agreement


CSJWCD has decided to become a GSA. More updates to follow.


The Board of Directors on January 26, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., Noon, will review the formation of a GSA and its boundaries and take possible action that date.

Notice 2017


The Board of Directors moved on 12/08/16 to form its own Groundwater Sustainability Agency. Updates to follow.


The District will move to form its own Groundwater Sustainability Agency on December 8, 2016. Please see the attached Public Notice.

Notice Public Hearing on GSA


In 2014, the State of California passed legislation requiring the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA). The GSA must be formed by June 2016. The District is currently working with other agencies throughout San Joaquin County to determine the boundary for the GSA.

Here is the link to the most current information regarding the GSA.