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Project: Upper Kings: Fresno Irrigation District - Southwest Groundwater Banking Project

Description: Construct channel improvements to the downstream-most 3 miles of the Lower Dry Creek Canal, and construct a 60-acre groundwater banking site. The project will recharge 5,500 acre feet per year and utilize existing wells to extract the water. The basin will provide approximately 270 AF of flood water surface storage in the basin.

Reference Number: 3860-P84-1154

Implemented By: Upper Kings Basin IRWM Authority

Objective: Project will help local public agencies to meet long-term water supply needs, protection of water quality, and augment/restore environmental conditions.

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $5,179,999.99

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2018    Actual Completion: 8/31/2018

Associated Counties: Fresno, Kings

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution2/12/2014$1,778,000.00
Prop. 84, Integrated Regional Water Management8/31/2018$3,401,999.99

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementStormwater Flood / Capture  
Water ManagementWater Storage -- Conjunctive  


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