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Project: Evaluation of Restoration and Recharge Potential Within the Groundwater Basins of Butte County

Description: The primary objective of this project is to develop tools to assist in the identification of potential recharge areas and surface water sources within Butte County to design future in-lieu and direct recharge projects which will further the goal of sustainability under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Deliverables include recharge area maps overlain with potential recharge sources and an economic check-list for farmers considering converting from surface water to groundwater.

Reference Number: 3860-P01-052

Implemented By: Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation

Objective: Sustainable Groundwater Planning

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $239,783.95

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2018    Actual Completion: 9/30/2018

Associated Counties: Butte

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Groundwater Plans and Projects2/8/2016$239,783.95

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementOther  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description


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