Center for Law, Energy & the Environment Publications

Publication Title

California Agriculture

Title

Unanswered questions for implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-24-2016

Abstract

California is grappling with the implications of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), a visionary and potentially revolutionary law that could profoundly change the way water is managed in the state. The nature of the revolution, however, is not yet clear. Whether and how SGMA achieves its goals hinges on open questions about its implementation.