Tehachapi Valley East
- Basin Name
- Tehachapi Valley East
- Basin Number
- SGMA Basin Priority
- Very Low
- Critically Overdrafted
- Hydrologic Region Name
- South Lahontan
- Adjacent Basins
Located in California’s hydrologic region, the Tehachapi Valley East is 24000 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 34,837 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 33.03.
Tehachapi Valley East is a(n) basin with approximately 202 wells, of which approximately 7 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 89 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: CASGEM prioritization – very low. Comment – Court adjudicated basin. Groundwater quality issues
2015: Watermaster report
2016: Watermaster report
2018: Draft basin prioritization – very low. Per report, basin is 48.64% adjudicated
- 1) CASGEM/WDL/GWIDS: No data or data insufficent to determine GWL status. Source: DWR
- 2) TCCWD Water Master Report 2014 show gwls stable or increasing. No evidence of declining GWL or overdraft. Source: http://tccwd.com/wp-content/uploads/Tehachapi-Basin-Watermaster-Report-2014.pdf
Noted: Water resources, draft existing conditions report, greater Tehachapi Area – Leighton Consulting, Inc, 2008
2018 Final Basin Prioritization: Basin remains unchanged at very low priority.