Monterey 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.

Monterey County GWPA map, PDF

Monterey 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
27M12S01E36 Leaching
27M13S01E01 Leaching
27M13S01E25 Leaching
27M13S01E36 Leaching
27M13S02E06 Leaching
27M13S02E07 Leaching
27M13S02E18 Leaching
27M14S02E08 Leaching
27M14S02E17 Leaching
27M14S02E18 Leaching
27M14S02E20 Leaching
27M14S02E21 Leaching
27M14S02E33 Leaching
27M15S02E14 Leaching
27M15S02E24 Leaching
27M15S02E35 Leaching
27M15S03E19 Leaching
27M15S03E30 Leaching
27M15S03E35 Runoff
27M15S04E26* Runoff
27M15S04E35* Runoff
27M16S02E02 Leaching
27M16S02E11 Leaching
27M16S02E13 Leaching
27M16S02E14 Leaching
27M16S02E15 Leaching
27M16S02E19 Leaching
27M16S02E22 Leaching
27M16S02E23 Leaching
27M16S02E24 Leaching
27M16S03E01 Runoff
27M16S03E19 Leaching
27M16S03E30 Leaching
27M16S03E32 Leaching
27M16S03E33 Leaching
27M16S04E05 Leaching
27M16S04E07 Runoff
27M16S04E22 Leaching
27M16S04E35 Leaching
27M17S05E18 Leaching
27M17S05E21 Leaching
27M17S06E16 Runoff
27M17S06E29 Leaching
27M17S06E30 Leaching
27M17S06E31 Leaching
27M17S06E32 Leaching
27M18S06E07 Leaching
27M18S06E10 Leaching
27M18S06E14 Leaching
27M18S06E23 Leaching
27M18S07E06 Leaching
27M18S07E07 Leaching
27M18S07E21 Leaching
27M19S07E11 Leaching
27M20S08E22 Leaching
27M20S08E23 Leaching
27M20S08E26 Leaching
27M20S08E27 Leaching
27M20S08E35 Leaching
27M21S08E01 Leaching
27M21S08E02 Leaching
27M21S08E12 Leaching