On June 8, 2021, the County GSA (“white areas”) adopted an allocation for irrigated acres within the County GSA in the Madera, Chowchilla and Delta-Mendota Subbasins.* The table below shows the inches of evapotranspiration of applied water (ETAW) per irrigated acre.
|Madera County GSA||Inches of ETaw|
*The allocation is only for the County GSA (white areas).
To arrive at this point, over a multi-year period, the County GSAs discussed allocations as a critical demand management measure including at (but not limited to) the specific meetings below:
November 17, 2020 – County GSAs
May 13, 2021 – Office Hours on Allocations
May 18, 2021 – County GSAs (recorded at MaderaCounty.com)
June 1, 2021 – County GSAs, FB and MAWA Workshop; Presentation
June 8, 2021 – County GSAs; Presentation
August 2, 2021 – Madera County Public Workshop – County GSAs: Presentation;
Click here to view the recording of the August 2- Allocation Public Workshop. Passcode: rg$m@5kj
December 16, 2020 – Resolution No. 2020-166: Resolution Adopting a Groundwater Allocation Approach for the Groundwater Sustainability Plan
June 8, 2021- Resolution No. 2021-069: Resolution Establishing Groundwater Allocation Amounts for 2021 through 2025 and Farm Unit Documentation.
August 17, 2021 – Resolution No. 2021-113: Resolution Establishing Groundwater Allocation Refinements