San Luis Rey Valley Groundwater Basin

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Basin Description ( 9-7 )

According to the Department of Water Resources’ Bulletin 118, the San Luis Rey Valley Basin (SLR Basin) extends from the confluence of the San Luis Rey River and Paradise Creek continuing downstream through four valleys (Pauma, Pala, Bonsall and Mission) and ending at the Pacific Ocean in the City of Oceanside.  However, based on prior decisions by the State of California, the groundwater in the Mission, Bonsall, and Pala Subbasins of the SLR Basin have been determined to be a subterranean stream flowing through known and definite channels (i.e., does not contain groundwater). Since SGMA specifically excludes subterranean streams from its requirements, the County elected to be GSA over the groundwater portion (Pauma Valley Subbasin).

San Luis Rey Valley GSA (MOU between the County partner agencies)
County of San Diego
Mootamai Municipal Water District
Pauma Municipal Water District
Pauma Valley Community Services District 
Upper San Luis Rey Resource Conservation District
Valley Center Municipal Water District 
Yuima Municipal Water District

Stakeholder Engagement Plan

Public Meetings  (Agendas will be posted at least 72 hours prior to scheduled meetings.)

June 21, 2017
      Board of Supervisors Presentation

May 2, 2017
      Meeting Agenda
      Meeting Summary

January 25, 2017

November 10, 2016
      Meeting Summary

September 7, 2016
August 18, 2016
July 5, 2016 Pala-Pauma CSG Presentation


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