How will SB1 effect you?

Manufacturers of Drilling Rigs and Pump Supplies:

  • Delivery trucks, between 14,000 to 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer be
    registered by DMV
    after 2020 once the engine life exceeds 13 years old.

  • Delivery trucks, over 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer be registered by DMV
    after 2020 once the engine life exceeds 18 years old.

  • There will be less demand for materials used in the construction of new wells, as there will be very
    few drill rigs available to drill new wells.

Drillers:

  • Drill rigs, over 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer be registered by DMV after
    2020 once the engine life exceeds 18 years old.

  • Support trucks, between 14,000 to 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer be
    registered by DMV
    after 2020 once the engine life exceeds 13 years old.

  • Support trucks, over 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer be registered by DMV
    after 2020 once the engine life exceeds 18 years old.

Pump Installers:

  • Pump rigs and trucks, between 14,000 to 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer
    be registered by DMV
    after 2020 once the engine life exceeds 13 years old.

  • Trucks, over 26,000 GVWR, that are registered by DMV will no longer be registered by DMV after
    2020 once the engine life exceeds 18 years old.

Well Owners (including homeowners, farmers, water districts):

  • The costs to maintain wells will increase due to costs that must be passed on by the various
    organizations that provide the materials and labor.

  • There will be longer delays in getting wells or pumps serviced, and there will increased costs due to
    complying with these regulations, as there will be fewer pieces of equipment and contractors
    available
    to service the well and equipment.


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Annual Convention and Trade Show

October 19-21, 2017 in Reno, NV

The CGA convention provides a forum for leaders in the groundwater industry to present their expertise at informative seminars and product spotlight demonstrations. The convention also features a trade show floor showcasing the latest in groundwater products and services. Attendees will enjoy a wide range of social events to promote comradery and facilitate networking opportunities.

About CGA

The California Groundwater Association (CGA) is a non-profit organization representing all segments of the groundwater industry in California. Our members include water well drilling and pump contractors, hydrogeologists, engineers, hydrologists, manufacturers and suppliers, government employees and others working in the groundwater field. CGA was founded in 1948 and was known as the Associated Drilling Contractors (ADC) until 1986 when the name was changed to emphasize the organization's involvement with all aspects of the groundwater field.

Our Mission:
Caring for California’s groundwater resources
Giving high quality service to members and the public
Acting in the best interest of the groundwater industry

An affiliate of the National Ground Water Association (NGWA)

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10/19/2017 » 10/21/2017
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Groundwater Reflections

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