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The Groundwater Exchange

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Partners: California Department of Water Resources
California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC)
Environmental Defense Fund
General Mills Foundation
Maven's Notebook
Stanford Program on Water in the West
Sustainable Conservation
The Freshwater Trust
The Water Foundation
Countries: United States of America
Regions: California, Sacramento River - San Joaquin River
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Stakeholder Participation (SDG 6.b)
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Project Tags:
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Groundwater
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Desired Partners: Business
City
Government
NGO / Civil Society
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2015  »  Ongoing
Project Website: groundwaterexchange.org
Project Source: Admin
Profile Completion: 61%

Project Overview

The Groundwater Exchange is a free, collaborative online platform designed to connect water managers, water users and community members with tools and resources to support successful implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) in California. It brings together materials (reports, white papers, tools, etc.) developed by NGOs, academic institutions, groundwater sustainability agencies and others onto a central, publicly accessible website to suppor...

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The Groundwater Exchange is a free, collaborative online platform designed to connect water managers, water users and community members with tools and resources to support successful implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) in California. It brings together materials (reports, white papers, tools, etc.) developed by NGOs, academic institutions, groundwater sustainability agencies and others onto a central, publicly accessible website to support successful SGMA implementation.

Project Results

  • A forum to post questions, start discussions and share materials.
  • An introduction to SGMA, including frequently asked questions, publications on public engagement in English and Spanish, and links to organizations that help give community members a voice in water policy and decisions.
  • Searchable maps and a basin watch list that alerts users when new information about their basin becomes available.
  • A calendar and news section consolidatin...

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  • A forum to post questions, start discussions and share materials.
  • An introduction to SGMA, including frequently asked questions, publications on public engagement in English and Spanish, and links to organizations that help give community members a voice in water policy and decisions.
  • Searchable maps and a basin watch list that alerts users when new information about their basin becomes available.
  • A calendar and news section consolidating the latest content related to SGMA from across the Internet.
  • Weekly email updates featuring new content on the Groundwater Exchange and upcoming events.

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Organization Partners


The California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC) is a platform for diverse stakeholders to come together and pursue collective action projects that will improve water security in California for people, business, agriculture and nature. CWAC was originally conceived in May 2014 ... Learn More

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a non-profit environmental policy, advocacy, and law organization. Founded in 1967, EDF is guided by science and economics to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. With offices across the United States and ... Learn More

Sustainable Conservation helps California thrive by uniting people to solve the toughest challenges facing our land, air, and water. Learn More

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