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Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Board of Directors Meeting

April 26, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Agendas will be posted to this site 72 hours prior to meetings to comply with the Brown Act.


California Department of Water Resources Announces Grant Funding Recommendations

(FEBRUARY 7, 2018) SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency (SMGWA) today announced the California Department of Water Resources has recommended a $1 million matching grant to help fund development of a state-mandated groundwater sustainability plan. Funding for the grant comes from Proposition 1, passed by California voters in 2014. Before funding is finalized, a public comment period will be open until February 21, at 5:00 p.m.  Read more.


The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency (SMGWA) has selected Hydrofocus to evaluate and make recommendations for upgrades to the existing Santa Margarita Groundwater Model, for use in developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan for the Santa Margarita Groundwater Basin.

HydroFocus, Inc.

Staff is currently evaluating the Facilitator services submissions that were received. This process will conclude in April.

Facilitation Services Request for Qualifications (RFQ) 
Ground Water Model Evaluation Request for Qualifications (RFQ)



For More Information Contact: Amy Poncato, Administrative Office Assistant | 831-600-1901 |