Please attend any of the upcoming informative community meetings scheduled to review the GSP during the 45 day public comment period prior to the Board’s adoption consideration on 12/12/19. General Manager Gary Petersen will make a presentation and answer questions from the public.

Monday, October 28, 2019, 6 p.m. Salinas City Council Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 6 p.m. King City Council Chambers, 212 S. Vanderhurst Avenue, King City

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 6 p.m. Castroville Community Service District, 11499 Geil Street, Castroville

The SVBGSA Board will hold a public hearing to consider adoption of the GSP on December 12, 2019 at 3 p.m. in the Salinas Council Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas. The 12/12/19 meeting agenda will be published at prior to the meeting in keeping with State law. For more information, please link to

What is the Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency?

Established in 2017 under California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, the Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency is tasked with the ambitious goal of developing a comprehensive groundwater sustainability plan by 2020 and implementing the plan to achieve basin sustainability by 2040.

The Agency’s eleven-member Board is comprised of diverse interests from across the Salinas Valley.

Our Purpose

The Agency’s mission is twofold:

  • Develop a comprehensive groundwater sustainability plan by 2020
  • Implement the plan to achieve basin sustainability by 2040