Sacramento Valley – Sutter

Source: CA DWR

Sacramento Valley – Sutter



Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Sacramento Valley – Sutter is 233,086 acres in size. This High priority basin is home to an estimated 82,068 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 39.02. Sacramento Valley – Sutter is a(n) basin with approximately 3999 wells, of which approximately 29 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 27.71 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

2018: Basin priority – high. 1) CASGEM/WDL/GWIDS: Stable hydrographs – DWR. Priority set to high because of water exports.  Per 2018 draft basin prioritization: Groundwater-related transfer  “Type A” in which local groundwater is pumped to compensate for diversion of surface water.

Basin boundary modification request pending with North American 5-021.64 and East Butte 5-021.59 subbasins to conform to county line

Butte County basin boundary/consolidation request for Sutter and the Wyandotte Creek 5-021.69, Corning 5-021.51, Colusa 5-021.52, Vina 5-021.57, West Butte 5-021.58, East Butte 5-021.59, Sutter 5-021.62 subbasins pending

Sutter County General Plan

GSA Information

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