Salinas Valley – Upper Valley Aquifer
- Basin Name
- Salinas Valley – Upper Valley Aquifer
- Basin Number
- SGMA Basin Priority
- Critically Overdrafted
- Subject to SGMA
- DWR Region & POC
South Central Regional Office
- Number of Wells
- Hydrologic Region Name
- Central Coast Hydrologic Region
Located in California’s Central Coast hydrologic region, the Salinas Valley – Upper Valley Aquifer is 98,172 acres in size. This High priority basin is home to an estimated 15,862 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 29.28. Salinas Valley – Upper Valley Aquifer is a(n) basin with approximately 371 wells, of which approximately 22 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 100 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: CASGEM Basin Prioritization: medium
Basin boundary request with Paso Robles Area subbasin 3-004.06 pending.