Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek (now part of the Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos subbasin 5-021.56)

Source: CA DWR

Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek (now part of the Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos subbasin 5-021.56)

Statistics

At-A-Glance

Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek (now part of the Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos subbasin 5-021.56) 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 (now part of the Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos subbasin 5-021.56) 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.

Source: CA DWR
Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2003: Bulletin 118 basin description

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.

2019: Consolidated by approved basin boundary modification into Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos subbasin 5-021.56. Per DWR: “consolidates the Dye Creek subbasin, Los Molinos subbasin, and Tehama County portion of the Vina subbasin into a single subbasin named the Los Molinos subbasin. The modification correlates with a separate request submitted by Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation to expand the Butte County portion of the Vina subbasin.”

GSA Information


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