For immediate neighbors of the Indian casino being built on the edge of Rohnert Park, worries about the project’s impacts have been underlined by years of dread that it will drain their wells dry.
Ground water levels have dropped in some parts of Sonoma County as pumping outpaces natural recharge. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will consider launching a program to monitor ground water levels and to create a ground water management plan.
Ground water levels are declining in some parts of Sonoma County. To ensure there is enough water for the future, the county is preparing a voluntary plan to manage its ground water resources. County Supervisor Shirlee Zane wants your opinion on the proposal.