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Direction sought on groundwater management organization

Highlights and Sticky Notes:County staff is recommending a joint powers authority be set up, which would be governed by a five-member board. There would be a representative from each of the three agencies, plus one independent agricultural groundwater pumper and one domestic well user.The JPA will be charged with developing a plan by Jan. 30, 2022, that will assure the aquifer is not used to a degree that depletes it.

The meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the Supervisors Chambers in the county Administration Building, 25 County Center Drive in Oroville.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter