Welcome to GWMA - Columbia Basin Ground Water Management Area
Municipal Groundwater Supply Reports:GWMA has completed its groundwater supply evaluation of current well water conditions and predictions for future demands of the public water supply systems for 25-municipalities located within Adams, Franklin, Grant and Lincoln counties. To access these reportsclick here
Why Are We Losing Our Groundwater?With the help of internationally acclaimed experts in groundwater, the GWMA tackles one of the region’s most complex and challenging natural resource issues. The video, created by GWMA staff, is designed to help you understand our regional water resources and why water levels are declining in the four-county area.To view click on the video to the right.
Current GWMA Projects:The GWMA scientific and technical team is currently working on the East Low Canal Irrigation Well Evaluation Project. The purpose of the project is to identify and evaluate the recharge and sustainability of agricultural wells within 2 to 4 miles of the East Low Canal. For more information on GWMA’s East Low Canal Project.Click Here
Next Meeting of the GWMA Administrative Board: Members of the GWMA Administrative Board will hold a retreat on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 noon in the Othello City Hall, 500 E. Main Street, Othello, WA to discuss future direction of the GWMA. A business meeting of the GWMA Administrative Board will be held from 11:00 a.m.until 12:00 noon to allow the Board to take action on any items that may come before the Board.
All GWMA meetings are open to the Public. If you require special assistance, please contact Paul Stoker at 509-989-0947, three days prior to the meeting date to allow for arrangements to be made.
View the video explaining why we are losing our groundwater (below)
GWMA meetings are generally held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Othello City Hall, 500 E. Main Street, Othello, Washington. The date of the monthly meetings will be posted above when the date of the meeting has been confirmed. All meetings of the GWMA are open to the Public. If you need further information or wish to be included on the agenda, please contact the GWMA Project Office at 509-488-3409 to confirm the date, time and location of meetings.
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