Monthly Archives: October 2017

Regional Changes in Groundwater Levels: Multi-year Drought Followed by Record Setting Wet Year

Trends in cumulative spring groundwater change by county are shown for a shallow well monitoring network and an intermediate well monitoring network across five northern Sacramento Valley counties.  The period of interest includes the spring of 2011 which was a wet water year, 2012 through 2016 which were a series of dry or critically dry water years, followed by 2017 which has been a record-setting wet year. Continue reading