What is the RAC?
East Whitewater River Subbasin
The East Whitewater River Subbasin Area of Benefit RAC, effective July 1, 2016, is $66 for each acre-foot of water pumped in that subbasin by large water uses (those pumping more than 25-acre-feet of groundwater in any year). The RAC reflects an 11.9 percent increase from the RAC in the previous fiscal year.

West Whitewater River Subbasin
The West Whitewater River Subbasin Area of Benefit RAC, effective July 1, 2017, is $143.80 for each acre-foot of water pumped in that subbasin by large water uses (those pumping more than 25-acre-feet of groundwater in any year). The RAC reflects an 12 percent increase from the RAC in the previous fiscal year.

Mission Creek Subbasin
The Mission Creek Subbasin Area of Benefit RAC, effective July 1, 2017, is $135.52 for each acre-foot of water pumped in that subbasin by large water uses (those pumping more than 25-acre-feet of groundwater in any year). The RAC reflects an 10 percent increase from the RAC in the previous fiscal year.

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1. What is the purpose of the RAC?
2. Who pays the RAC?
3. If I don’t use this amount of water, how does this apply to me?
4. Why is it important to replenish the aquifer?
5. What is the RAC?
6. What was the reason for the latest increase?