Mid-Kaweah GSA Agencies
City of Visalia
The City of Visalia strives to assure that citizens are provided with a clean, safe, well-managed, financially sound, aesthetically pleasing, and environmentally pleasant city. Both Visalia and Tulare rely 100% on groundwater as the water supply for residences, businesses and industry.
Tulare Irrigation District
The Tulare Irrigation District was one of the first irrigation districts in the State, it's prime purpose being to serve the water supply needs of the Tulare region's agricultural lands. Canal water is furnished from the local Kaweah River as well as the more distant San Joaquin River via the Friant-Kern Canal. Farmers supplement these sources with privately owned wells.
City of Tulare
The City of Tulare promotes a quality of life making Tulare the most desirable community in which to live, learn, play, work, worship and prosper. Both Tulare and Visalia rely 100% on groundwater as the water supply for residences, businesses and industry.
Joint Powers Authority Agreement
The City of Visalia, City of Tulare and the Tulare Irrigation District have entered into a Joint Powers Authority Agreement to form the Mid Kaweah Groundwater Sub Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) in compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 to protect existing surface water and groundwater rights.
The GSA meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m., subject to cancellation or additional meetings as necessary. Meetings are held at the Tulare Public Library & Council Chambers, 491 North "M" Street, Tulare, California 93274.
To view the Joint Powers Authority Agreement, click HERE.