Vallecito-Carrizo Valley

Source: CA DWR

Vallecito-Carrizo Valley


  • Basin Name
  • Vallecito-Carrizo Valley
  • Basin Number
  • 7-028
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Very Low
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Status
  • Not Subject to SGMA
  • DWR Region & POC
  • Southern

  • Number of Wells
  • 23
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Colorado River
  • Counties
  • 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.

Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2004: Bulletin 118 basin description

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.

GSA Information


No SGMA news found for this basin.
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