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Project: Oroville Wildlife Area Restoration Project

Description: Restoration/Enhancement for the purpose of Stream Flow Enhancement under Stream Flow Program in Butte county.

Reference Number: 36402018015

Implemented By: Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency

Objective: The OWA FSR Project is a multi-benefit project featuring flood control, ecosystem restoration and recreation improvements. In addition to flood control related weir improvements, the project will degrade a section of the existing dike to reconnect the Feather River to approximately 400 acres of historic floodplain. The project also incorporates invasive species removal, new riparian restoration plantings and floodplain grading modifications to enhance fish passage and to improve wetland and fish rearing habitat. The project also includes the construction of new recreational footbridges and grading work to provide new kayak/river access, public parking, and site access improvements.

Type: Restoration, Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $8,580,900.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2020    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Butte

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution3/22/2018$10,000.00
Other State Funds3/22/2018$3,500,000.00
Prop. 1, Stream Flow Enhancement4/13/2018$5,070,900.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Infrastructure ImprovementFlood Control Subventions  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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