Paso Robles Groundwater Sustainability Agency meets to discuss draft plan for basin
–The Paso Robles Groundwater Sustainability Agency met Wednesday afternoon at the Paso Robles Library Conference Room. The agency includes representatives from the City of Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, San Juan Water District and San Miguel. About 50 people in attendance learned that the draft plan for the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin has been finalized and is available to be viewed on the website, PasoGCP.com.
Among those to speak at the meeting Wednesday afternoon, Steve and Jerry Lohr, who cultivate vineyards on the east side of Paso Robles. Jerry Lohr explained how his managers monitor groundwater levels and how they plan to manage reclaimed waste water from the city of Paso Robles with Lake Nacimiento water to protect water in the groundwater basin.
San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Debbie Arnold says, “The GSA accomplished it’s goal in getting this state-mandated plan ready to submit to state water authorities by the first of the year.”
Stakeholders and others interested in the groundwater basin are encouraged to study the draft plan on the website, and make comments or suggestions.