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 Sustainability Agency Forum

The Brown Act - Open Meeting for Local Legislative Bodies

Member Agencies

GSA Entities Subbasin
Biggs-West Gridley Water District East Butte
Butte Water District East Butte
City of Biggs East Butte
City of Chico Vina, West Butte
City of Gridley East Butte
City of Live Oak East Butte
City of Oroville East Butte, Wyandotte Creek
County of Butte East Butte, Vina, West Butte, Wyandotte Creek
County of Colusa West Butte
County of Glenn West Butte
Durham Irrigation District West Butte
Reclamation District 1004 East Butte, West Butte
Reclamation District 2054 East Butte
Reclamation District 2106 West Butte
Richvale Irrigation District East Butte
Rock Creek Reclamation District Vina
Sutter Extension Water District East Butte
Tehama County Flood Control & Water Conservation District Vina
Thermalito Water & Sewer District East Butte
Western Canal Water District East Butte, West Butte
Yuba County Water Agency Wyandotte Creek

Meetings

Public Meeting Date Location Documents 
GSA Eligible Forum #9 September 19, 2017: 9:00-11:00am 78 Table Mountain Blvd., Andes Room, Oroville Summary
GSA Eligible Forum #8 May 25, 2017: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health Summary
GSA Eligible Forum #7 April 27, 2017: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health Letter of support examples:
East Butte
Vina
West Butte
Wyandotte Creek
GSA Eligible Forum #6 February 23, 2017: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health  
GSA Eligible Forum #5 January 26, 2017: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health     
GSA Eligible Forum #4 October 27, 2016: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health Risk Assessment (Final)
Potential Principals & Criteria
Potential Fees
GSA Eligible Forum #3 September 22, 2016: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health Vina Subbasin MOU
GSA Eligible Forum #2 August 25, 2016: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health Plan Regulations
GSA Eligible Forum #1
Final Meeting Summary
July 28, 2016: 9:00-11:00am Feather River Tribal Health Plan Requirements
Obligations Summary
GSP Regulation Overview
Informational Meeting #1 July 27, 2016: 6:00-8:00pm Durham Recreational Hall
Informational Meeting #1 June 15, 2016: 9:00-11:00am Gridley Fairgrounds, Butte Hall  
Informational Meeting #1  June 14, 2016: 6:00-9:00pm Durham Recreational Hall  
Informational Meeting #1 June 13, 2016: 4:00-6:00pm Chico Masonic Lodge  

 

    

    

 Contact Water

Water & Resource Conservation
Phone:    530.538.4343
Fax:          530.538.3807
BCWater@ButteCounty.net

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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

 Calendar
 Upcoming Events

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

Water Advisory Committee/
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 2:00pm
Tahoe Room
202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA