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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."


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.



2019 Water Applications


Water customers should watch their mailboxes for the 2019 water applications mailed today. Completed applications are due March 15th. New customers who have not established a District account should contact the office as soon as possible. A blank application can be printed out here.


Flood Releases from Clear Lake


The District began sustained releases for flood control purposes from Cache Creek Dam in the early morning hours on February 13th. Clear Lake was just under 6.0 on the Rumsey Gauge when the flood releases began, but more rain was on the way. When the rains tapered off on the 16th the lake was over 7.6 feet and rising. The District will continue flood releases until the lake reaches the allowable level in accordance with the Gopcevic Decree.


Indian Valley Campground Remains Closed Due to Fire


The facilities at Indian Valley suffered significant damage from the Pawnee fire. As a result the campground will remain closed, and there is no estimation for a reopening date. There is no access to the boat ramp at the campground. Additionally, fire damage under BLM jurisdiction in Walker Ridge Recreation Area has resulted in the closure of Walker Ridge Road to the north end of the reservoir. District staff is aware that the lack of access to Indian Valley Reservoir is inconvenient for recreationalists, and request patience in the aftermath of these catastrophic wildfires.



Water Conditions: Current Lake Levels

For the most recent data regarding lake levels, click on the links below. (The following links will take you to the USGS website. Information is updated hourly)


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

Environmental Notices

Information regarding the District's aquatic weed control program and application schedule can be viewed on the Environmental Notices pages, or by clicking HERE.


Water Awareness Student Art Contest

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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