Helping Nature Store Our Water


Kangaroo Rat

The District's plans to expand habitat for the endangered San Bernardino kangaroo rat will require permits and some relocation and monitoring of the species by experienced biologists familiar with the wide-eyed rodent.  Biologist Mikael Romich has been working with the District to establish a program that will enable the SBKR to thrive in its new environment once necessary state and federal permits are secured and the plan is put into action. Read More

Seven Oaks Dam

The San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District captured and recharged some 4.2 billion gallons of recent March rains into the region’s natural groundwater aquifers, which store significant amounts of water for use in times of severe drought. That increase in precipitation, following a dry January and February, helped lessen concerns about drought. impacts for the region in 2020. Read More


San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District Board of Directors meetings will be held virtually during the COVID-19 crisis, in accordance with Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-25-20 and N-29-20. The next virtual meeting of the Board will occur at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting can join via Zoom: Call in 669-900-6833, Meeting ID: 814 663 647, or visit Click here to view the meeting agenda.