Lower Tuscan Aquifer Monitoring, Recharge and Data Management Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Butte County
Document Title
Lower Tuscan Aquifer Monitoring, Recharge and Data Management Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
A scientific study to acquire a better understanding of the parameters of the Lower Tuscan Aquifer, including its source and recharge characteristics. The project improves upon data that is appropriate for protecting the Lower Tuscan Aquifer groundwater resource. This is a 3 yr monitoring, data gathering and analysis project that is managed by the Butte County Water and Resource Conservation. The project includes the installation of data collection and monitoring equipment including soil infiltrometers, stream gauges, piezometer wells, seepage meters and groundwater monitoring wells. The project will also monitor existing irrigation practices to evaluate aquifer recovery and recharge.

Contact Information

Paul Gosselin
Agency Name
Butte County Dept of Water and Resource Conservation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Chico, Oroville, Red Bluff
Butte, Tehama
State Highways
Antelope, Mill, Deer, Big Chico, Butte, Little Dry Creeks

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (scientific study)
Local Actions
scientific study
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Cultural Resources
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

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