Helping Nature Store Our Water


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San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District President Melody McDonald today announced the appointment of Betsy Miller Vixie as general manager, replacing former General Manager Daniel Cozad, who, after 12 years of exceptional service with the District, has retired.

Read more: Betsy Miller Vixie appointed District’s first woman general manager

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Recognizing excellence in innovation, collaboration and efficiency, the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District has issued its very first Scrappy Award to Brian Kloepfer, flood supervisor for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Works.

Read more: District issues its first Scrappy Award

Daniel Cozad

General Manager Daniel Cozad, credited with bringing a new spirit of collaboration among water agencies in the region during his 12 years of leadership with the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District, has announced his retirement in May.  Assistant General Manager Betsy Miller will succeed him as the first woman general manager in the District's history.

Read more: Gen. Manager Daniel Cozad set to retire in May

SBVWCD Gnatcatcher

The Wash was teeming with life during recent biological survey work done this month as a part of the Upper Santa Ana River Wash Habitat Conservation Plan.

Read more: Early survey work shows promise for gnatcatcher, other species

SBVWCD Newsletter Species

Surveys are being conducted in the Wash this spring for the endangered San Bernardino kangaroo rat and Least Bell's vireo, and the Western spadefoot toad, which is under review for listing as an endangered species.

Read more: Species surveys to set baseline for analysis