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Three New Community Meetings Scheduled on Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Fee

 If you are worried about the fees please attend. If consensus is not reached the state will take over the panels and fees will rise dramatically.                                                           […]

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Sonoma County to begin charging fees for groundwater

HANNAH BEAUSANG THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | December 14, 2018, 12:11PM Image: Kent Porter, PD Thousands of Sonoma County residents who rely on groundwater will likely see new fees on their property tax bill next fall, helping pay for a legally required groundwater regulatory plan. Local agencies governing groundwater resources were created in 2017 following the

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New Groundwater Woes, and Regulations, in California Wine Country

With big wine infiltrating the GSA panels, well owners be prepared to pay for wine industry profits. Yes, wineries have almost doubled tonnage due to irrigating vines. GSA panels have authority to levy fees, imminent domain powers, meter water use and levy fees for capital projects. Big wine has tipped their hand and they want you

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Sebastopol Water Information Group (SWiG) Letter to County on the Water Element of the Coastal Plan by Jane Neilson, Ph.D., geologist

This letter presents comments from the Sebastopol Water Information Group (SWiG) in response to PRMD’s Draft Update for the Sonoma County Local Coastal Program (LCP). SWiG is a group of west Sonoma County residents and well owners who have hydrological and geological expertise. SWiG collects accurate scientific information on water supplies, water quality, land use

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