The Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Agency was officially formed on June 19, 2017 for the purpose of acting as the Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) for the Yolo Subbasin. The Department of Water Resources posted the Yolo Subbasin GSA notice on June 26, 2017, and the Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Agency will be considered the exclusive GSA for the Yolo Subbasin on September 24, 2017.
The mission of the Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Agency is to provide a dynamic, cost-effective, flexible collegial organization to ensure compliance with SGMA within the Yolo Subbasin. Each of the Member and Affiliated Parties will have initial responsibility for groundwater management within their respective jurisdictional boundaries and the Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Agency will serve a coordinating and administrative role for developing the Groundwater Sustainability Plan. The Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan will be completed by January 1, 2022 to meet the State’s deadline.