Groundwater Sustainability Agency of Tehama County

Groundwater Sustainability Agency

The Tehama County Flood Control and Water Conservation District has been listed as the Exclusive Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) for the following seven subbasins or the portions of those subbasins located within the County: Bowman, Red Bluff, Corning, Los Molinos, Antelope, Bend, and South Battle Creek (see GSA map) as of February 11, 2016.

SGMA Map

September 2023 Community Workshop Series

The September 2023 workshops will provide information on the Well Registration Program and it's role in achieving long-term sustainability. Staff will be available to provide assistance in completing the well registration forms. 

Workshop Series Agenda

September 20, 2023 Slide Deck (Flournoy)

September 21, 2023 Slide Deck (Manton)

GSA Well Registration Forms

Tehama County GSA Well Registration Forms were mailed to property owners in early January 2023. Forms may be completed in hard copy, the below online form, or by using the Google Form link.

Well Registration FAQ Sheet

An in-person public workshop was held Wednesday, February 8, 2023  at the Red Bluff Community Center. 

February 8, 2023 Well Registration Workshop Agenda

February 8, 2023 Well Registration Workshop Presentation Slides

GSA Well Registration Program

On June 20, 2022 the Tehama County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 9-2022 setting the annual fee to be charged by the Tehama County Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the administrative costs of the Tehama County Groundwater Sustainability Agency Well Registration Program.

An annual fee of $0.29 per acre for each legal parcel in the Tehama County Groundwater Sustainability Agency will be added to the rolls and collected in the same manner as ordinary ad valorem taxes.

Resolution No. 9-2022: GSA Administrative Fee

GSA Regulations Governing New and Replacement Wells

On September 19, 2022 the Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 11-2022 adopting the Groundwater Sustainability Agency Regulations Governing New and Replacement Wells.

Resolution No. 11-2022

GSA Regulation Governing New and Replacement Wells (Adopted September 19, 2022)

GSA Regulation Exhibit A – Ag Well Map

GSA Regulation Exhibit B – Domestic Well Map

Tehama SGMA Quarterly eNewsletter

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For information pertaining to the Groundwater Sustainability Agency or the Groundwater Sustainability Plans, please contact Justin Jenson at 530-385-1462 ext 3020 or jjenson@tcpw.ca.gov.