The Sacramento Groundwater Authority (SGA) was created in 1998 to manage Sacramento County’s North Area groundwater basin.
At the time SGA was established, the region’s water supplies and environmental resources were on an unsustainable path. Forecasts showed the region would experience some of the fastest population growth in the state. Water providers were heavily dependent upon the Lower American River for water supplies and were projecting the need to tap the river even more heavily in the coming years.
Read the full story: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Sacramento Groundwater Authority