Event Jul 25, 2019

SGMA’s Next Phase

Law Seminars International

Join conference sponsor Best Best & Krieger LLP and attorneys Wendy Wang (program co-chair), Shawn Hagerty and Lutfi Kharuf at Law Seminars International's "A Comprehensive Conference on SGMA's Next Phase: Sustainable Groundwater Planning in California."
This installment in the continuing series on implementation of California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act focuses on key current issues for developing groundwater sustainability plans.

BB&K Speakers

Introduction & Overview
Wendy Wang
Thursday, July 25
8:30 a.m.

"Groundwater Augmentation Approaches for GSPs"
This presentation will cover the key elements of water transfer law; water quality issues under the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act and California law; the interplay between water quality and water rights and contamination issues ranging from saltiness to Pentachlorophenol.
Shawn Hagerty
Thursday, July 25
1:30 p.m.

"SGMA and Groundwater Adjudications"
Given that pumpers will look at an allocation in light of what they would expect to get in an adjudication, and that an adjudication must figure out safe yields and can't slow down SGMA implementation, what are the pros and cons of doing an adjudication?
Wendy Wang
Friday, July 26
1:15 p.m.

"GSA/GSP Finance 101: What GSP Developers and Stakeholders Need to Know About Revenue Constraints and Viable Pathways to Pay for GSP Implementation"
Propositions 26 and 218 and other constraints: Tips for identifying the optimal funding structures for initial GSP development and implementation activities.
Lutfi Kharuf
Friday, July 26
3 p.m.


Sutter Square Galleria
2901 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

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