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Water Resources Division

The Water Resources Division is responsible for a number of programs including:
  • Floodplain Management (NFIP/CRS, FEMA Remapping, supporting the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency, plan review for construction compliance);
  • The Sutter County Water Agency (Master Drainage Plan, Drainage Zones of Benefit, Live Oak Canal repair/upgrades, plan review for drainage components;
  • Water Quality (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System [NPDES] compliance);
  • Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) Compliance;
  • Provide Utility Services to:
    • Rio Ramaza Community Services District (Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal);
    • Sutter County Waterworks District No. 1 (Water treatment and distribution, Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal);
  • Technical support for Northern Sacramento Valley - Integrated Regional Water Management (NSV-IRWM); and
  • Liaison for water-related permits (DWR, USACE, RWQCB, CA Fish & Game, Central Valley Flood Protection Board).

Contact Information

Senior Civil Engineer:
Guadalupe Rivera, P.E.
Floodplain Manager:
David Tomm, P.E., C.F.M.
1130 Civic Center Blvd.
Yuba City, CA  95993
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7400
Fax Number:
(530) 822-7109