SANTA CRUZ MID-COUNTY GROUNDWATER AGENCY IS CASE STUDY FOR STANFORD REPORT ON GROUNDATER SUSTAINABILITY AGENCY (GSA) FORMATION
Santa Cruz County (January 30, 2017) - This past summer the Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency (MGA) participated as a case study for a Stanford University report called "To Consolidate or Coordinate: Status of the Formation of Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA)s in California." The report notes that the MGA is the only basin thus far to coordinate multiple agencies to govern a GSA. The MGA has been viewed as a model agency for leading the way for GSA development and demonstrating collaboration.
Key findings of the report include: