Redding Area – Anderson Subbasin

Source: CA DWR

Redding Area – Anderson Subbasin


  • Basin Name
  • Redding Area – Anderson Subbasin
  • Basin Number
  • 5-006.04
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Medium
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Status
  • Subject to SGMA
  • DWR Region & POC
  • Northern Region Office
    Michelle Dooley
    530) 529-7380

  • Number of Wells
  • 2806
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Sacramento River Hydrologic Region
  • Counties
  • Shasta


Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Redding Area – Anderson Subbasin is 98,705 acres in size. This Medium priority basin is home to an estimated 53,123 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 12.15. Redding Area – Anderson Subbasin is a(n) basin with approximately 2806 wells, of which approximately 67 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 53.00 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR
Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2003: Bulletin 118 basin description

2014: CASGEM basin prioritization: medium

2016: Bulletin 118 Interim Update classes Anderson Basin Type A because groundwater is used to replace exported surface water. Basin prioritization note: SGMA priority is high because of the impact of those transfers.

2018: Basin draft prioritization: high (because of out-of-basin transfers)

2018 Final basin prioritization: Basin priority remains at medium priority.

GSA Information

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