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.

Water Commission 2018

The Brown Act - Open Meeting for Local Legislative Bodies


Seat  Commissioner
District 1 Mark Grover
District 2 David Skinner (Chair)
District 3 George "Ernie" Washington
District 4 Ryan Schohr
District 5 Mauny Roethler
Landowner-District Water Matthew Tennis
Landowner-District Water DC Jones (Vice Chair)
Landowner-Private Well Kathy Chance
Landowner-Private Well Tod Kimmelshue

To contact the Water Commissioners, email BCWater@buttecounty.net.


Agenda Audio Minutes Presentations and Special Reports
January 3, 2018 Audio Minutes Item 2, 7, 12
Butte County Recharge Constraints Presentation

Previous Years: | 2018 | 20172016 2015 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 |

For agendas pre-2010, email BCWater@buttecounty.net.



 Contact Water

Water & Resource Conservation
Phone:    530.552.3595
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

 Upcoming Events

Groundwater Pumpers Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 8:30am
Chico State Farm
311 Nicholas C Shouten Lane, Room A009
Chico, CA

Groundwater Recharge Potential Workshop
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 4:00pm
Chico Masonic Center
1110 W. East Avenue
Chico, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA

Water Advisory/Technical Advisory Committee
Thursday, May 3, 2018, 2:00pm
202 Mira Loma, Tahoe Room
Oroville, CA