Groundwater Management Program - NVCA

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Groundwater Management

PGMN wellGroundwater is critical to our communities for municipal water supplies, private water supplies and crop irrigati​on.

Groundwater is the water below the surface, held in or moving through layers of soil, sediment or rock. It maintains wetlands, river flow, and supports biodiversity. It is an invaluable resource that must be sustainably managed.  

Key components of the groundwater management program at NVCA include:

Hydrogeology is the scientific basis of much of the groundwater work undertaken by the NVCA. Click here for an overview of hydrogeology.