Sacramento Valley – Wyandotte Creek


  • Basin Name
  • Sacramento Valley – Wyandotte Creek
  • Basin Number
  • 5-021.69
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Medium
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Counties
  • Butte
  • Adjacent Basins


Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Sacramento Valley – Wyandotte Creek is 59,382.18 acres in size. This Medium priority basin is home to an estimated 32,252 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 23.

Sacramento Valley – Wyandotte Creek is a(n) basin with approximately 982 wells, of which approximately 23 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 84 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR
Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2016: Formerly part of the North Yuba subbasin, Wyandotte Creek was formed when DWR split the basin along the Butte-Yuba county line (October 2016).

2018: Draft basin prioritization – medium. Comment: 1) CASGEM/WDL/GWIDS: No data or data insufficent to determine GWL status. Source: DWR 2) Hydrographs shown in Yuba County Water Agency North Yuba Subbasin Boundary Modification Proposal are stable.

Butte County basin boundary modification request by East Butte subbasin 5-021.69 to alter border pending

Butte County basin boundary/consolidation request for Wyandotte Creek and the 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

2019: Basin boundary modifications.  Phase 2 draft basin priority: medium

GSA Information