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"To plan, develop, and manage the conjunctive use of the District's surface and groundwater resources to provide a safe and reliable water supply at a reasonable cost, and to sustain the socioeconomic and environmental well-being of Yolo County."

Water Rate Public Hearing

Udated 3/17/2023

The District Board of Directors accepted and approved the cost-of-service study at the special board meeting held on March 14th. The preliminary Cost of Service Analysis and Agricultural Water Rate Study can be accessed here.


The District has not raised water rates since 2015, and the current rate structure has not covered operating costs, or allowed for necessary infrastructure improvements. A notice of the proposed water rate increase was mailed out on March 16th, and can be viewed here.


A public hearing on the proposed water rates will be held at the District's board meeting on May 2, 2023 at 7 pm, at the District office.


A meeting for water customers was held at the District office on March 16th to discuss water rates and availability. A copy of the meeting presentation can be viewed here.


As always, the District welcomes your comments and questions: please call 530.661.8020 or email watercosts@ycfcwcd.org.


Capital Improvement Assessment Passes

Updated 3/8/2023

The ballots for the District's Capital Improvement Assessment were tallied at the District's Board meeting on March 7th, and the assessment was approved by the voters. 730 ballots were mailed out, and the 349 returned valid ballots were counted in the tabulation process. Of the 349 ballots, 200 'yes' votes were received with a 66.93% assessment value (based on weighted assessment). District management can use this dedicated income source only for improving water delivery infrastructure from the Capay Dam and downstream.


The Final Capital Improvement Services Assessment Report can be accessed here.



Water Conditions: Current Lake Levels

For the most up-to-date information regarding water level information for Clear Lake and Indian Valley Reservoir, please access the links below to the USGS website. The information is updated hourly.



YCFCWCD Board of Directors' Meeting Agendas

The District's Board of Directors meet on the first Tuesday of every month. The most recent agenda may be viewed by clicking the link here.



Indian Valley Campground to Remain Closed



Historical Levels for Clear Lake

The link below to the USGS website displays a graph of the high and low lake elevations on Clear Lake for the past thirty years. Once on the USGS website, you can change the date to graph data going back to 1913.




Cache Creek Flows

The USGS monitors the level of water in Cache Creek at the bridge at several locations below Indian Valley and Cache Creek dams. Click the links below for the most current creek level observations, which will take you to the USGS website.




Public Records Request

Members of the public have a right to request to inspect and/or copy documents concerning the conduct of the District's business. According to the California Public Records Act, records shall be made promptly available for inspection. To request documents not normally made available to the public, please fill out the request form below and submit it to the District office.


Public Records Request Form


Watch six weeks of Capay Dam construction in about a minute!


Contact Us

Yolo County Flood Control &
Water Conservation District
34274 State Highway 16
Woodland, CA 95695-9371

Tel: (530) 662-0265
Fax: (530) 662-4982

Web: www.ycfcwcd.org
Email: info@ycfcwcd.org
Directions: Mapquest

Indian Valley Campground & Boat Ramp

Quagga Mussel Screenings are required to launch a boat at Indian Valley. $1000 fine for failure to have a screening prior to launch. Screenings are not available at Indian Valley; for screening locations, please click here. (Lake County website link.)

Online Archive for Cache Creek

An online catalogue of documents pertaining to Cache Creek and adjacent areas in Yolo and Lake counties has been made available through the Water Resources Center Archives. Users of the catalogue can locate technical reports, newsletters, maps, photographs and videos regarding Cache Creek. For a link to the Cache Creek catalogue click here.




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