Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek

Source: CA DWR

Sacramento Valley – Dye Creek



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.

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.

GSA Information

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