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Protecting Groundwater and Freshwater Resources

Contractors for the Orange County Environmental Protection Division recently completed the Orange County Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment (GVA). 

Key study elements include:

  • Mapping areas where groundwater is vulnerable to contamination
  • Identifying subdivisions with high densities of septic tanks
  • Deriving capture zones for water bodies of interest
  • Evaluating septic system setbacks from water bodies

This webpage is intended to provide stakeholders with information about the GVA project.

Anticipated Stakeholder Engagement Timeline

Anticipated Policy Process Timeline

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