Basin Management Plan Update

19 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency
Document Title
Basin Management Plan Update
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
Varies, mainly Commercial Agriculture
Document Description
Note: Final available: The BMP Update represents a comprehensive set of actions, including individual projects, policies, and basin management strategies to stop seawater intrusion and overdraft of the Pajaro Valley groundwater basin while providing an adequate water supply to meet annual demands within the basin. The recommended BMP Update consists of the following components to reduce groundwater pumping while providing adequate water supply to meet service area needs: Conservation, Increased Recycled Water Storage, Increased Recycled Water Deliveries, Harkins Slough Recharge Facilities Upgrades, Watsonville Slough with Recharge Basins, College Lake with Inland Pipeline to Coastal Distribution System, Murphy Crossing with Recharge.

Contact Information

Mary Bannister
Agency Name
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz
State Highways
Hwy 101/129
Watsonville Municipal
Pajaro River, College Lake, Pinto LakeCorralitos Creek, Watsonville Slough

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Other (Water Resource Plan)
Local Actions
water res. plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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