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Tehama County Flood Control & Water Conservation District

Ryan Teubert
Flood Control & Water Resources Manager
(530) 385-1462

The Tehama County Flood Control & Water Conservation District was originally established in 1957 by the Tehama County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Act. This Act defined the boundary and territory of the District as follows: "all that territory of the County of Tehama lying within the exterior boundaries thereof." 

Northern Sacramento Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Technical Advisory Committee - Tehama Landowner Representative Solicitation
The Tehama County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board is soliciting interested individuals to serve as their representative on the Northern Sacramento Valley Integrated Regional Water Management (NSVIRWM) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) as a “Tehama County landowner” appointment due to the resignation of the previous appointee. The NSVIRWM area includes all of Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter and Tehama Counties and a portion of Shasta County. The TAC includes landowners and county-level staff representatives from each of the six counties that were appointed by each county’s Board of Supervisors. The TAC also includes one representative from the State Department of Water Resources (DWR), one representative from the Northern California Water Association (NCWA), and three “at-large” public interest representatives from within the region. The at-large appointments are made by the NSVIRWM Board. Public interest representation may include, but not be necessarily limited to: agricultural water use, environmental resources, recreation, domestic well use, municipal well use or tribal interests.

The TAC meets twice quarterly and is a working group that advises the Board and acts as staff to the Board. The Board directs the activities of the TAC. Appointments to the TAC will be reconsidered every two years or as positions are vacated.

Individuals wishing to be considered for the Tehama County landowner appointment shall reside in the county and be prepared to travel within the region, though TAC meetings are typically held in Willows. Candidates will need to commit to serving on the TAC for two years and have a general understanding of water resources and of the NSV region. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter (three pages maximum) explaining the facet of public interest they wish to represent and why they should be selected to serve on the TAC.

Hard copies or electronic submittals of interest shall be sent to Ryan Teubert, Flood Control and Water Resource Manager, by 5:00 pm on July 20, 2018 at:

Ryan Teubert, CFM.
Tehama County Flood Control &
Water Conservation District
9380 San Benito Avenue
Gerber, CA 96035 via e-mail at: rteubert@tcpw.ca.gov 

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
On September 16, 2014, Governor Brown signed into law a package of bills (SB1168, AB1739 and SB1319) collectively called the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. The Tehama County Flood Control and Water Conservation District was recognized by DWR as the Exclusive Groundwater Sustainability Agency on February 11, 2016, for the 11 groundwater subbasins or the portions of those subbasins located within Tehama County. The District also submitted a Basin Boundary Adjustment in March 2016 to incorporate the small portion of the Colusa Subbasin located within Tehama County into the Corning Subbasin. The District is currently in the process of forming a Groundwater Commission, that once formed, will start the process of developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan as required by the legislation before the January 31, 2022 deadline.

If you are interested in receiving information and notices concerning the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and the Tehama County Groundwater Sustainability Agency please send an email to rteubert@tcpw.ca.gov

AB3030 Groundwater Management Plan
For the purposes of carrying out the goals and objectives established within the AB3030 Groundwater Management Plan, the boundaries of the plan area will include the County of Tehama and the Western Tehama Highlands Area, Eastern Tehama Highlands Area, and the Redding Groundwater Basin and Sacramento Valley Groundwater Basin to the extent that they lie within the jurisdiction of the District, but do not include any land outside Tehama County.

Statewide Emergency Water Conservation Regulations - Adopted May 18, 2016
The State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) shall, as soon as practicable, adjust emergency water conservation regulations through the end of January 2017 in recognition of the differing water supply conditions across the state. To prepare for the possibility of another dry winter, the Water Board shall also develop, by January 2017, a proposal to achieve a mandatory reduction in potable urban water usage that builds off of the mandatory 25% reduction called for in Executive Order B-29-15 and lessons learned through 2016. Click to continue reading...

Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP)
The purpose of this Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP) is to document the regional water resource management conditions, needs and strategies; to describe the process and projects that will improve regional water resources management in the IRWM region. Click to continue reading...

Tehama County Water Inventory & Analysis
The need for documentation of current water use, supply and management in Tehama County, and the resultant improved understanding of the resource led the Tehama County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (FCWCD) to complete this Water Inventory and Analysis report. Click to continue reading...

Tehama County Flood Mitigation Plan
The purpose of this FMP is to identify and characterize hazards and risks associated with flooding in Tehama County and to develop an Action Program comprised of mitigation measures to reduce or eliminate long-term risks to people and property. Click to continue reading...

Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Volume 1 & Volume 2
The Disaster Mitigation Act (DMA) encourages state and local authorities to work together on pre-disaster planning and it promotes sustainability as a strategy for disaster resistance. Click to continue reading Volume 1 or Volume 2...

Ordinance 1617
An ordinance repealing, enacting and reenacting the substantive provisions of ordinances 1552 and 1553 of the County of Tehama. Click to continue reading...


Updated: Monday July 16, 2018