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. Read the implementation timeline.

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

View the Salinas Valley GSA Overview Fact Sheet (English) or (Spanish), updated July 2019.

Salinas Valley Basin map: English download | Spanish download

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act brochure: English download | Spanish download

Monterey County Groundwater Basins map