- Basin Name
- Vallecito-Carrizo Valley
- Basin Number
- SGMA Basin Priority
- Very Low
- Critically Overdrafted
- Hydrologic Region Name
- Colorado River
- Imperial, San Diego
Located in California’s hydrologic region, the Vallecito-Carrizo Valley is 121,816 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 77 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 106.49. Vallecito-Carrizo Valley is a(n) basin with approximately 23 wells, of which approximately 3 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 100 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: CASGEM basin prioritization – very low. Comment – groundwater quality is marginal for domestic use because of elevated levels of fluoride and mineral content
2018: Draft basin priority – very low. Note – Priority set very low as a result of groundwater use noted variously below 2,000 and 9,000 AF*
*(not noted as whether it is AFY)
2018 final basin prioritization: basin remains at very low priority.