Change in Paso Robles groundwater basin elevation

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These maps provided by the San Luis Obispo County Department of Public Works show how aquifer levels in the Paso Robles groundwater basin have dropped. The first map shows the change in groundwater elevation from 1997 to 2013; the second shows the change from 1997 to 2009.


<ul><li><p>TRIBUNE MAP BY BETH ANDERSON</p><p>Morro Bay SantaMargarita</p><p>Shandon</p><p>Cholame</p><p>Creston</p><p>Atascadero</p><p>SanMiguel</p><p>Templeton</p><p>SOURCE: Paso Robles Groundwater Management Plan</p><p>PasoRobles</p><p>CORRECTED MAP SHOWS BETTERCONDITIONS AROUND SHANDON</p><p>he county has released an updated map ofthe Paso Robles groundwater basin to correct</p><p>a data error that showed more severe conditionsaround Shandon than actually exist. According tothe consultants who produced the map, theprevious version released two weeks ago wasincorrect due to a data point that had transposednumbers. The corrected map appears above. Atright is the original basin map published in June,current only up to 2009 and showing the mostsevere declines closer to Paso Robles.</p><p>1</p><p>4146</p><p>58</p><p>101</p><p>46</p><p>41</p><p>Paso Roblesgroundwater</p><p>basin</p><p>101</p><p>ESTRELLASUB-AREA</p><p>RINCONADAFAULT</p><p>T</p><p>MONTEREY COUNTY KINGS CO.</p><p>KERN</p><p> CO</p><p>UNTY</p><p>SLO COUNTY</p><p>More than -70 feet-69 to -60 feet-59 to -50 feet-49 to -40 feet-39 to -30 feet-29 to -20 feet-19 to -10 feet-9 to 0 feet1 to 10 feet11 to 20 feet21 to 30 feetMore than 30 feet</p><p>CHANGE IN PASO ROBLES GROUNDWATER BASIN ELEVATIONS, 1997-2013</p><p>CRESTONSUB-AREA</p><p>SOUTHGABILAN</p><p>SUB-AREA</p><p>SHANDONSUB-AREA</p><p>SAN JUANSUB-AREA</p><p>MorroBay SantaMargarita</p><p>Shandon</p><p>Cholame</p><p>Creston</p><p>Atascadero</p><p>San Miguel</p><p>Templeton</p><p>PasoRobles</p><p>41</p><p>58</p><p>46</p><p>101</p><p>1997-2009: HOW IT LOOKED 4 YEARS AGO</p></li></ul>