This 2-day, 1-night tour traveled from the Sacramento region to Napa Valley to view sites that explore groundwater issues. Topics included groundwater quality, overdraft and subsidence, agricultural use, wells, and regional management efforts.
We also discussed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, and its governance and implementation. The tour began and ended at Sacramento International Airport.
The Water Education Foundation’s tours are action-packed field trips that offer participants a firsthand look at the water facilities, rivers and regions critical in the debate about the future of water resources. Issues of water supply, water quality, environmental restoration, flood management, groundwater and water conservation are addressed by a wide-range of speakers representing different viewpoints.