Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek
- Basin Name
- Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek
- Basin Number
- SGMA Basin Priority
- Critically Overdrafted
- Subject to SGMA
- DWR Region & POC
Northern Region Office
- Number of Wells
- Hydrologic Region Name
- Sacramento River Hydrologic Region
Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek is 19,091 acres in size. This Medium priority basin is home to an estimated 1,602 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 10.92. Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek is a(n) basin with approximately 524 wells, of which approximately 5 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 29.00 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: CASGEM basin prioritization – medium.
Some documented Boron issues along east-side of basin.
SW-GW interaction. GW Basin provides underflow to Mill Creek which supports endangered spring-run salmon. GW Use based on B118-03 and 2003 Tehama Co GW Inventory data
2018: Draft prioritization – low. Comment: 1) CASGEM/WDL/GWIDS: Stable hydrographs. Source: DWR No available documention on groundwater level decline past or present in the basin.
Basin boundary modifications request seeking consolidation of the basins in Tehama County pending.