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.

Groundwater Maps

Butte County Well Depth Summary with Depth to Groundwater Contours:

DWR Groundwater Level Change and Contour Maps



 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