Butte County Ground Water Protection Areas

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Locations of GWPAs can be accessed below in several formats. View the groundwater regulations and mitigation measures to understand and meet the requirements for the GWPAs.

Butte County GWPA map, PDF

Butte County shapefile, ZIP

The zip file includes eight files that comprise the shapefile. These files should be unzipped and remain together in a single directory. The shapefile may be opened with a GIS software such as ArcGIS, QGIS, or Google Earth.

List of GWPAs by Section (County, Meridian, Township, Range, Section [COMTRS])

The initial GWPAs became effective on May 27, 2004. The new GWPAs effective January 1, 2020 are marked with an asterisk *.

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04M21N02E06* Runoff