Merced 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.

Merced County GWPA map, PDF

Merced 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 *.

County Meridian Township Range Section and Condition.
COMTRS Conditions
24M05S10E25 Leaching
24M05S10E34 Leaching
24M05S10E35 Leaching
24M05S10E36 Leaching
24M05S11E20 Leaching
24M05S11E21 Leaching
24M05S11E25* Leaching
24M05S11E26* Leaching
24M05S11E27 Leaching
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24M05S11E30 Leaching
24M05S11E31 Leaching
24M05S11E32 Leaching
24M05S11E33 Leaching
24M05S11E34 Leaching
24M05S11E35 Leaching
24M05S12E31* Leaching
24M05S13E31 Leaching
24M06S09E12 Leaching
24M06S09E13 Leaching
24M06S09E14 Leaching
24M06S09E23 Leaching
24M06S09E24 Leaching
24M06S09E25 Runoff
24M06S09E33 Leaching
24M06S09E36 Leaching
24M06S10E01 Leaching
24M06S10E02 Leaching
24M06S10E03 Leaching
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24M06S10E25 Leaching
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24M06S10E36 Leaching
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24M06S11E35 Leaching
24M06S11E36 Leaching
24M06S12E05* Leaching
24M06S12E17 Leaching
24M06S12E18 Leaching
24M06S12E19 Leaching
24M06S12E20 Leaching
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24M06S12E25 Leaching
24M06S12E26 Leaching
24M06S12E27 Leaching
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24M06S12E29 Leaching
24M06S12E30 Leaching
24M06S12E31 Leaching
24M06S12E32 Leaching
24M06S12E33 Leaching
24M06S12E34 Leaching
24M06S12E35 Leaching
24M06S12E36 Leaching
24M06S13E06 Leaching
24M06S13E26 Runoff
24M06S13E31 Leaching
24M06S13E33 Runoff
24M06S13E35 Runoff
24M06S14E35 Runoff
24M07S10E01 Leaching
24M07S10E02 Leaching
24M07S10E03 Leaching
24M07S10E06 Leaching
24M07S10E10 Leaching
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24M07S10E36 Leaching
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24M07S11E30 Leaching
24M07S11E31 Leaching
24M07S11E32 Leaching
24M07S11E33 Leaching
24M07S11E34 Leaching
24M07S11E35 Runoff
24M07S11E36 Leaching
24M07S12E01 Leaching
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24M07S12E25 NE Runoff
24M07S12E25 NW Leaching
24M07S12E25 SE Runoff
24M07S12E25 SW Leaching
24M07S12E26 Leaching
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24M07S12E34 Runoff
24M07S12E35 Leaching
24M07S13E02 Runoff
24M07S13E05 Leaching
24M07S13E06 Leaching
24M07S13E07 Leaching
24M07S13E08 NE Leaching
24M07S13E08 NW Leaching
24M07S13E08 SE Leaching
24M07S13E08 SW Runoff
24M07S13E09 Leaching
24M07S13E12 Runoff
24M07S13E13 Runoff
24M07S13E16 Leaching
24M07S13E17 NE Leaching
24M07S13E17 NW Runoff
24M07S13E17 SE Leaching
24M07S13E17 SW Leaching
24M07S13E18 Leaching
24M07S13E19 Leaching
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24M07S13E25 Runoff
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24M08S11E02 Leaching
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24M08S12E13 Runoff
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24M08S12E21 Runoff
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24M08S12E28 Runoff
24M08S13E01 Runoff
24M08S13E02* Runoff
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24M08S15E06 Runoff
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24M09S12E25 NE Leaching
24M09S12E25 NW Runoff
24M09S12E25 SE Leaching
24M09S12E25 SW Runoff
24M09S12E36 Runoff
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24M09S14E23 Leaching
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24M10S13E21 Leaching
24M10S13E22 Runoff