Sacramento Valley – Vina

Source: CA DWR

Sacramento Valley – Vina


  • Basin Name
  • Sacramento Valley – Vina
  • Basin Number
  • 5-021.57
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • High
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Status
  • Subject to SGMA
  • DWR Region & POC
  • Northern Region Office
    Michelle Dooley
    (530) 529-7380

  • Number of Wells
  • 3383
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Sacramento River Hydrologic Region
  • Counties
  • Butte, Tehama


Located in California’s Sacramento River hydrologic region, the Sacramento Valley – Vina is 126,028 acres in size. This High priority basin is home to an estimated 69,386 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 42.1. Sacramento Valley – Vina is a(n) basin with approximately 3383 wells, of which approximately 62 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 30.00 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR
Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2003: Bulletin 118 basin description

2014: Basin prioritization – Comment:
Groundwater from this basin is a key source of surface water inflow and serves eastside creeks, which have endangered spring run. Groundwater use based on B118-03 and 2005 Butte County Inventory.

2018: Draft priority – high. Comment: 1) CASGEM/WDL/GWIDS: Longterm hydrographs show groundwater level decline. Source: DWR

Basin boundary request to consolidate basins with Tehama County pending

Butte County basin boundary/consolidation request for Vina and the Wyandotte Creek 5-021.69, Corning 5-021.51, Colusa 5-021.52, West Butte 5-021.58, East Butte 5-021.59, Sutter 5-021.62 subbasins pending

GSA Information

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