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Paso Robles City Council creates groundwater management agency

Paso Robles City Council members voted Tuesday to form a groundwater sustainability agency that will be accountable for managing basin water within the city’s jurisdiction. The agency was created in response to the state Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, which requires management of basins in overdraft.

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This is how dry Lopez Lake has gotten this summer

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David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
This is how dry Lopez Lake has gotten this summer 0:29

This is how dry Lopez Lake has gotten this summer

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How Paso Robles' groundwater shortage affects a local family

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