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 Levels

For detailed information on monitoring results, view the seasonal data summary maps and spreadsheets linked below.  Also, the Water Data Library has a useful map tool that allows you to navigate to wells with groundwater level data in your neighborhood.

2016 Seasonal Summary

 Season Data Map
Spring Spreadsheet Map
Summer Spreadsheet Map
 Fall Spreadsheet Map

Current Groundwater Level Update

Due to the current drought conditions, more frequent groundwater monitoring is occurring on a monthly basis throughout the irrigation season. Current data will be posted here as it becomes available.



 Contact Water

Water & Resource Conservation
Phone:    530.552.3595
Fax:          530.538.3807

View full list of staff

 Location and Hours

Water & Resource Conservation
308 Nelson Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965

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

Excludes Holidays

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA

Water Commission Meeting
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1:30pm
Board Chambers
25 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA