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A photo of OWRD Staff reviewing a mapThe Groundwater Hydrology Section collects and analyzes information that is used to manage the groundwater resources of the state.  Section activities include groundwater monitoring, management of groundwater administrative areas / critical groundwater areas, Aquifer Storage and Recovery and Artificial Recharge, low temperature geothermal, pump tests, technical support of groundwater permitting and management, convening the Groundwater Advisory Committee (GWAC), and authoring groundwater publications.