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


GSA Eligible Entities Meeting
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 9:00am
Feather River Tribal Health
2145 5th Avenue, Oroville

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

Groundwater Pumpers Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 20, 2017, 8:30am
Chico State Farm
311 Nicholas C. Shouten Ln., Room OO4
Chico, CA 95928

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive, Oroville, CA