SOUTH COAST GROUNDWATER BASINS

South Coast Groundwater Basins  

South Coast Groundwater Basins Map (PDF Download)   


GOLETA GROUNDWATER BASIN
Goleta Groundwater Basin            

Goleta Groundwater Basin Map (PDF Download)

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT 

The Goleta Groundwater Basin is not subject to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and is managed by the Goleta Water District. For additional information, please visit:

GOLETA GROUNDWATER BASIN REPORTS

Evaluation of water-level recovery, 1996-97 to 1999-2000, and comparison of 1999-2000 and 1972-73 water levels in Goleta Central Subbasin  2001
Comparison of 1972 and 1996 water levels in the Goleta central ground-water subbasin 1997
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FOOTHILL GROUNDWATER BASIN
Foothill Groundwater Basin

Foothill Groundwater Basin Map (PDF Download)

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT 

The Foothill Groundwater Basin is not subject to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and is managed by the City of Santa Barbara . For additional information, please visit:

FOOTHILL GROUNDWATER BASIN REPORTS

Geohydrology of Storage Unit III and a combined flow model of the Santa Barbara and foothill ground-water basins 1998
Geohydrology of the Foothill ground-water basin near Santa Barbara, California 1989
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SANTA BARBARA GROUNDWATER BASIN
Santa Barbra Groundwater Basin

Santa Barbara Groundwater Basin (PDF Download)

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT 

The Santa Barbara Groundwater Basin is not subject to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and is managed by the City of Santa Barbara . For additional information, please visit:

SANTA BARBARA GROUNDWATER BASIN REPORTS

Geohydrology of Storage Unit III and a combined flow model of the Santa Barbara and foothill ground-water basins 1998
Ground-water monitoring at Santa Barbara, California; Phase 3, development of a three-dimensional digital ground-water flow model for storage unit I of the Santa Barbara ground-water basin 1986
Ground-water monitoring at Santa Barbara, California; Phase 2, Effects of pumping on water levels and on water quality in the Santa Barbara ground-water basin 1984
Ground-water monitoring at Santa Barbara, California; Phase 2, effects of pumping on water levels and water quality in the Santa Barbara ground-water basins 1982
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MONTECITO GROUNDWATER BASIN
Montecito Groundwater Basin

Montecito Groundwater Basin Map (PDF Download)

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT 

MONTECITO GROUNDWATER BASIN REPORTS

Groundwater Reconnaissance of the Santa Barbara - Montecito Area 1968
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CARPINTERIA GROUNDWATER BASIN
Carpinteria Groundwater Basin

Carpinteria Groundwater Basin (PDF Download)

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT 

CARPINTERIA GROUNDWATER BASIN REPORTS

Map of the Carpinteria area and vicinity, Santa Barbara County, California, showing water-level contours for March 1982 1984
Yield of the Carpinteria and Goleta ground-water basins 1941-58 1962
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GROUNDWATER CHEMISTRY DATA FOR SOUTH COAST BASINS

To search groundwater level data, visit the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Information System (NWIS)
Groundwater Levels Web Interface, the Data Mapper website, the Santa Barbara Coastal Hydrologic Unit 18060013 Interactive NWIS Map, or Santa Barbara County Groundwater Watch.

To search groundwater level data, visit the California Statewide Groundwater Elevation Monitoring (CASGEM)  Water Data Library or the CASGEM Interactive Map.

To search groundwater level data (may not be current), visit the Santa Barbara County Conservation Blueprint Atlas developed through the combined efforts of the Santa Barbara Foundation, the Cachuma Resource Conservation District, and the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County.


GROUNDWATER CHEMISTRY DATA FOR SOUTH COAST BASINS

To search groundwater chemistry data, visit the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Information System (NWIS)
Water Quality Web Interface, the Santa Barbara Coastal Hydrologic Unit 18060013  Interactive NWIS Map, or the California Water Quality Mapper


SANTA BARBARA COUNTY REGIONAL BASIN REPORTS

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORTS

Groundwater Quality Data in the South Coast Interior, Results from the California GAMA Program 2008 
Groundwater Quality Data in the South Coast Range, Results from the California GAMA Program 2008 
Evaluation of Groundwater Overdraft in the Southern Central Coast Region Part 2 1999 
Evaluation of Groundwater Overdraft in the Southern Central Coast Region Part 1 1998 
Adequacy of the Groundwater Basins of Santa Barbara County 1977 

Ground-Water Reconnaissance of the Santa Barbara-Montecito Area, Santa Barbara County, California 1968
Reconnaissance of the Groundwater Resources of the Ellwood-Gaviota Area 1968 
Water Levels in Observation Well in Santa Barbara County 1957 

Geology and Ground-Water Resources of the South-Coast Basins of Santa Barbara County, California 1951

Wells and water levels in principal ground-water basins in Santa Barbara County, California: Part 1, 1920-41 1950   

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY WATER AGENCY REPORTS

County of Santa Barbara Groundwater Basins Summary Report 2021

County of Santa Barbara Groundwater Basins Summary Report 2020       
County of Santa Barbara Groundwater Basins Summary Report 2019 
Groundwater Basins Status Report, 2014 
Santa Barbara County Groundwater Report 2011

Earlier reports:   2008,   2005,   2004 


For additional information related to groundwater basins in Santa Barbra County, or assistance with this web-page, please contact Matthew Scrudato, Senior Hydrologist at mscruda@cosbpw.net.