BORREGO WATER DISTRICT

 

Historical Reports

Historical Reports and Studies
(some files are large, please allow time for download)

Aquifer Modeling
and
Characterizatio
n
Year

Title
  
 Authors /Collaborators
Recipient
 Purpose               
  1982 Water Resources of Borrego Valley and Vicinity, California:  Phase 1 – Definition of Geologic and Hydrologic Characteristics of Basin  
U. S. Geological Survey San Diego County Assess extent of data necessary to create groundwater model
   1983 
Preliminary Evaluation of Annual Recharge to the Borrego Valley Ground Water Basin    
California Department of Water Resources
San Diego County
Present results of study of groundwater recharge to aquifer             
   1983 A Preliminary Evaluation of Historical and Projected Water Demand for Borrego Valley
California Department of Water Resources
San Diego County Present results of study of demand, past and future
   1987 Water Resources of Borrego Valley and Vicinity, San Diego County, California:  Phase II – Development of a Ground-Water Flow Model 
U. S. Geological Survey San Diego County Describe computer model for groundwater flow in Borrego Valley aquifer
   1993 Letters to San Diego County Supervisors
San Diego State University Dept. of Geological Sciences San Diego County Board of Supervisors Review of aquifer data after community concerns about golf course expansion
   1996 3-D Geophysical Studies of the Upper Borrego Valley:  Final Report
Agbabian and Associates Kajima Engineering and Construction 
Mapping depth to groundwater and depth of aquifer’s basement
   2001 Water Resources of Borrego Valley, San Diego County, California
Steven P. Netto,  San Diego State University Borrego Valley Growers Committee Master’s thesis on development of  groundwater flow model; includes information on water budgets
   2005 Final Report on Monitoring Wells – Phase 1
Borrego Water District California Department of Water Resources
Final grant report for monitoring project phase
   2007 Final Report on Monitoring Wells – Phase 2
Borrego Water District
California Department of Water Resources Final grant report for monitoring project phase
Groundwater Management Planning
Year

Title
 Authors / Collaborators
 Recipient  Purpose
   1968 Interim Report:  Inland Basins Project, Borrego Valley, California, Reconnaissance Investigations
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Inventory of land and water use, present development, and future needs as directed by USBR  mandate; includes water quality survey
   1972 Inland Basins Projects – California and Nevada Summary Report: Reconnaissance Investigations
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Inventory of  potential  for USBR projects; includes water quality survey
   1984 Borrego Valley Water Management Plan
California Department of Water Resources San Diego County Provide information for county that could affect prosperity of Borrego Springs
   2001 Groundwater Management Study:  Report of the Technical Committee
Borrego Water District Technical Committee Borrego Water District Policy Committee Present findings of completed studies on aquifer use and recharge; project future use/recharge; outline alternatives
   2002 Groundwater Management Plan
Borrego Water District n/a Report of groundwater use and recharge trends and guideline for action
   2007 Draft Report:  Expert Panel for Developing a Hydrogeological Investigation Program for the Borrego Valley Groundwater Basin
William R. Mills, P.E. Borrego Water District Report of workshop proceedings and suggested action items
   2009 Integrated Water Resources Management Plan
William R. Mills, P.E. Borrego Water District Update to status of groundwater overdraft and mitigation of it; present management alternatives
   2010 Anza-Borrego Desert Regional  Water Management Work Plan
Borrego Water District,San Diego County, Resource Conservation District of San Diego County
n/a Draft material for grant application to California Department of Water Resources for funding of integrated water management
   2010 Anza-Borrego Desert Integrated Regional Water Management
Borrego Water District,San Diego County, Resource Conservation District of San Diego County California Department of Water Resources Grant application for funding of integrated water management (not funded)
   2011 Anza-Borrego Desert Integrated Regional Water Management:  Facilitation and Technical Support Feasibility Assessment
Center for Collaborative Policy at Cal State Sacramento Borrego Water District and collaborators Analysis of potential stakeholder cooperation and process in support of future regional management grant applications
   2012 Borrego Springs Pipeline Feasibility Study:  Final Report
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Borrego Water District Assess and project costs and benefits of water sources to augment local supply from aquifer
   2013 Water Sustainability and Climate – Category 2:  Toward Water Sustainability in an Extreme Climate
Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine National Science Foundation Proposal to evaluate integrated water infrastructure  using participatory science framework
  2013
Anza-Borrego Desert Integrated Regional Water Management Map
MDA Federal Inc. Borrego Water District Aerial map with outlines of management entities
 Water Quality
 Year Title
 Author  Recipient  Purpose
2014

Status of Groundwater Quality in the Borrego Valley, Central Desert, and Low-Use Basins of the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts Study Unit, 2008–2010: California GAMA Priority Basin Project

USGS

1968
Interim Report:  Inland Basins Project, Borrego Valley, California, Reconnaissance Investigations
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
U. S. Bureau of Reclamation
Inventory of land and water use, present development, and future needs as directed by USBR  mandate; includes water quality survey

1972 Inland Basins Projects – California and Nevada Summary Report: Reconnaissance Investigations U.S. Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Inventory of  potential  for USBR projects; includes water quality survey
Groundwater Monitoring Year Title Author Recipient Purpose

2003 Agricultural Water Use Survey and Report, Borrego Valley, CA William R. Mills, P.E. Agricultural Alliance for Water and Resource Education Estimate of groundwater extraction due to agriculture; based on agriculture sector interviews and power bills

2011 CASGEM Program Groundwater Monitoring Plan Borrego Water District California Department of Water Resources Provide data to state for legislatively-mandated tracking of seasonal and long-term groundwater level changes
Community Development and Economics Year Title Author Recipient Purpose

2012 Borrego Springs Pipeline Feasibility Study:  Final Report U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Borrego Water District Assess and project costs and benefits of water sources to augment local supply from aquifer

2012 Potential Impacts of Wind Farm Development Near Anza-Borrego State Park:  Reconnaissance Level Evaluation BBC Research & Consulting Anza-Borrego Foundation Overview of wide range of possible impacts of nearby wind farms; discussion of tourism economy

2013 Borrego Springs Community Plan San Diego County n/a Amendment of 2011 subset of county plan to describe and address broad issues, characteristics and visions of Borrego Springs;  notes aquifer conservation as primary goal
2014 Economic Costs of Borrego Valley Aquifer Overdraft Roger Mann, PhD California Department of Water Resources and Borrego Water Coalition
2014 Economic Analysis of Individual Actions Recommended for Detailed Analysis Roger Mann, PhD California Department of Water Resources and Borrego Water Coalition
2014 Economics:managed vs unmanaged basin
2014 Roger Mann Presentation Slides
2015 Economic Impact of Power-Line siting in Anza Borrego Desert State Park Michelle Haefele, PhD
  • Anza Borrego Foundation
  • Tubb Canyon Desert Conservancy
  • Desert Protective Council




ABD IRWMP Planning Grant Application 2010

ABD IRWMP Planning Grant Application 9.28.2010

ABD IRWMP Facilitation and Technical Support Feasibility Assessment by CCP and RMC November 2011

Agababian report 1996

Agricultural Water Use Survey and Report, December 2003

Borrego Springs Community Plan 2011

Borrego Springs Pipeline Feasibility Study February 2012 (final report)

Borrego Valley IWMP Final 2009

Borrego WD CASGEM Program November 2011

Borrego WD Groundwater Management Plan Sept. 25, 2002

Borrego WD Groundwater Management Technical Report 2001

BV Water Management Plan

DWR Report March 1983

DWR Report March 1983 #2

DWR Report June 1984

Final Reconnaissance Report

IRWM Phase Map with Image Model (1)

Monitor Well Drilling Phase 1 2005

Monitor Well Drilling Phase 2 2007

Report on Exert Panel for Developing a Hydrogeological Investigation Program for the Borrego Valley December 2007

SDSU Report 1993

UCI Proposal to the National Science Foundation


USBR Report 1968

USBR Borrego Valley Summary from 1972

USGS Report 1982

USGS Report 1987

Water Resources of Borrego Valley Netto 2001


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