Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos
- Basin Name
- Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos
- 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
- Butte, Tehama
Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos is 30,994 acres in size. This Medium priority basin is home to an estimated 2,248 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 6.76. Sacramento Valley – Los Molinos is a(n) basin with approximately 438 wells, of which approximately 7 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 30.00 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: Basin prioritization – medium. Comment: Boron issues along east-side of basin. GW basin provides underflow to Mill Creek which supports endangered spring-run salmon. High SW-GW interaction for much of the western basin. GW Use based on 2003 Tehama Co GW Inventory data
Basin boundary modification request to consolidate basins of Tehama County pending with DWR.