Martis Valley

Source: CA DWR

Martis Valley


  • Basin Name
  • Martis Valley
  • Basin Number
  • 6-067
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Very Low
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • North Lahontan
  • Counties
  • Nevada, Placer
  • Adjacent Basins
  • No items found


Located in California’s North Lahontan hydrologic region, the Martis Valley is 35600 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 14743 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of .

Martis Valley is a(n) basin with approximately 294 wells, of which approximately 14 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 100 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR
Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2003: Bulletin 118 basin description

2014: CASGEM prioritization – medium. Comments: Strong SW‐GW interaction with Martis Creek, as per 2013 Martis Valley Groundwater Management Plan

2016: Submitted an analysis of basin conditions as an alternative plan

2018: Draft basin priority – medium

References: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Truckee Basin Study

Martis Valley Surface Water / Groundwater Interaction Study – InterFlow Hydrology, Inc.

2018 Final Basin Prioritization: Basin priority revised from medium priority to very low priority.


GSA Information

Submitted Alternative to GSP No items found