San Diego Hydrogeology

Previous Modeling for the San Diego Hydrogeology Study Region

Boyle Engineering Corporation, 1994,
Groundwater studies of the San Diego Formation: prepared for the Sweetwater Authority, 41 p.
Dudek. 1994,
Groundwater Management Plan for the Tijuana River Basin, Phase II: Consultant's report for Tijuana Valley County Water District, April 1994.
Dudek. 1997,
Groundwater Exploration Project of the San Diego Formation: Tijuana Valley County Water District, December.
Flint, L.E., Flint, A.L., Stolp, B.J., and Danskin, W.R., 2012,
A basin-scale approach for assessing water resources in a semiarid environment: San Diego region, California and Mexico, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 3817-3833, doi:10.5194/hess-16-3817-2012.

Project Chief: Wes Danskin
Phone: 619-225-6132

Welcome to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) San Diego Hydrogeology project website, which provides geologic and hydrologic information for the transboundary San Diego–Tijuana area, USA and Mexico. This website provides background information about the project; a variety of news items; a large amount of data, in particular for USGS multiple-depth, monitoring-well sites; geologic and hydrologic models; and additional resources including photos, illustrations, and references. Last updated: April 2016

Some additional data may be available from the USGS database National Water Information System (NWIS).

Questions about San Diego Hydrogeology? Please contact Wes Danskin (email: or send a letter). 619.225.6132