Groundwater in the Cuyama Valley

Quail SpringsCommunity, Groundwater

Groundwater management in the Cuyama Valley is undergoing significant changes, addressing over-extraction issues and promoting long-term sustainability through community collaboration and solutions.

2020: Year in Review

Quail SpringsCommunity, The Land

Our 2020 Year in Review! We’re going to get nostalgic and recap the most notable parts of 2020 here at Quail Springs — what a year!

Cuyama Groundwater Update

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When electricity was first made available in the Cuyama Valley in the first half of last century, pumps began extracting the seemingly abundant groundwater in this otherwise dry high desert environment. All the formal hydrologic reports that have been researched and published on the basin suggest the imbalance was apparent within a decade. Groundwater extraction has increased