Redding Area – Bowman Subbasin

Source: CA DWR

Redding Area – Bowman Subbasin


  • Basin Name
  • Redding Area – Bowman Subbasin
  • Basin Number
  • 5-006.01
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Very Low
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Status
  • Subject to SGMA
  • DWR Region & POC
  • Northern Region Office
    Michelle Dooley
    (530) 529-7380

  • Number of Wells
  • 1510
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Sacramento River Hydrologic Region
  • Counties
  • Tehama


Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Redding Area – Bowman Subbasin is 79,686 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 7,286.00 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 52.47. Redding Area – Bowman Subbasin is a(n) basin with approximately 1510 wells, of which approximately 14 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 39.00 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR
Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

Bulletin 118 2003 Basin Description

2014 Basin Prioritization Notes:
Some localized high boron.
GW Use on Tehama Co GW Inventory data

2018: basin priority dropped from medium to low

Basin boundary modification request reflecting consolidation of management of Redding Area basins before DWR.

GSA Information

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