Water & Resource Conservation

Butte County's Department of Water and Resource Conservation was formed on July 1, 1999 following many years implementing programs to protect the Butte County water resources.

Our Mission: To manage and conserve water and other resources for the citizens of Butte County.

Four County Group Regional Acceptance Process

Cover Letter

Four County RAP

Appendix 1: IRWMP Planning Map

Appendix 2:   Four County MOU, Addendum 1, Addendum 2 and 3

Appendix 3: IRWMP Timeline

Appendix 4: Regional Map

Appendix 5: Four County Drinking Water Quality Strategy Document

Appendix 6: BMOIC Functional Diagram

Appendix 7: Groundwater Management Plans

Appendix 8: Proposed Participants

Appendix 9: Four County Assessment

Appendix 10: Water Awareness Workshop Flyer

Appendix 11: Aquifer Formation Map

Appendix 12: Tributary Water Bodies Map

Appendix 13: District Maps:  Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, Tehama

Appendix 14: Butte IWRP



 Contact Water

Water & Resource Conservation
Phone:    530.538.4343
Fax:          530.538.3807

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 Location and Hours

Water & Resource Conservation
308 Nelson Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm

Excludes Holidays


Groundwater Pumpers Advisory Committee Meeting
Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:30am
Chico State Farm
311 Nicholas C Shouten Lane, Room A009
Chico, CA

GSA Eligible Entity Meeting
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00am
78 Table Mountain Blvd., Andes Room
Oroville, CA

SGMA Public Meeting
Evaluation of Restoration and Recharge Potential Within the Basins of Butte County
Butte County Fairgrounds, Butte Hall
199 East Hazel Street
Gridley, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA