Drought Resources

A partnership between
ACWA and the California
Department of Water Resources.




Thirsty valley east of Lake County could become massive reservoir

The Press Democrat

June 7, 2015

Delta farmers offer to take 25 percent water cut

Chico Enterprise-Record

May 21, 2015

News of our past: Water district plans rationing during 1990 drought

Chico Enterprise-Record

May 18, 2015

Sacramento River facts. Did you know:

Redding Record Searchlight (blog)

May 17, 2015

Despite cutbacks, Sacramento Valley ponders big water sale in drought

Sacramento Bee

May 13, 2015

State, Federal Agencies and Sacramento River Settlement Contractors Agree on Framework for Water Operations in Fourth Year of Drought

April 20, 2015

Drought means 75 percent water for Sac River farmers

Chico Enterprise-Record

April 16, 2015

Sites Reservoir not alone on water bond project list


April 10, 2015

California warns of deep water rights curtailments amid drought

Sacramento Bee

April 10, 2015

Press Release -
First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions

April 1, 2015

Rice growers to plant crop despite water-purchase offers

Capital press

April 1, 2015

How baseball trades are like water transfers

Central Valley Business Times

March 29, 2015

$700 an acre-foot, but will water be sold?


March 26, 2015

Sacramento Valley landowners are buying into Sites Reservoir plans

Daily Democrat

March 16, 2015



GCID Updates

Environmental Impact Report for the
Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District
Groundwater Supplemental
Supply Project
June 2015
Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District to Hold General Election

Painter's Riffle
Anadromous Fish Habitat
Enhancement Project

Murillo letter on Painter's Riffle Project

Painter's Riffle Enhancment
Construction and Completed
Project Videos


Groundwater Supplemental
Supply Project

GCID Letter to USBR RE
Proposed Long Term Water Transfer Program
October 14, 2014

GCID Scoping Meeting Presentation
October 7, 2014

State Clearinghouse
Notice of Preparation Draft Environmental Supply Project

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Water Focus

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2015 Water Year

Update on Water Conditions
June 3, 2015
Notice of Secondary Allocation Postcard
May 18, 2015
Water Supply Announcement;
Allocation and Application Process
April 16, 2015
Water Transfer Program
March 9, 2015

Water Transfer Program Meeting
March 24, 2015

2015 USBR Critical Year Notification

Application Material

2015 Water Allocation and Application Materials

Allocation Payment / Assignment Form
(pink sheet)

Water Allocation Reguired Signature Form
(yellow sheet

2015 Water Application Worksheet
(blue sheet)

Water users requested to
contact water operatorss and Regulations

April 2, 2015


GCID Policies & Rules

Rules and Regulations

Water Management and Conservation Policy

Critical Year Allocation and Water Management Policy

Water Transfer Policy
April 2, 2015






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