Helping Nature Store Our Water


Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to bring the Upper Santa Ana River Wash Habitat Conservation Plan to fruition.

Read more: The Santa Ana Wash: 5,000 very important acres and the plan that protects it

The California Special Districts Association presents its Innovative Project of the Year Award to the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District for outstanding collaboration among area water districts.

Unprecedented teamwork among local water districts to establish a regional water storage program has received statewide recognition as the Innovative Project of the Year by the California Special Districts Association, the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (SBVWCD) announced today.

Read more: SBVWCD Receives Statewide Recognition for Local Groundwater Council

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The Bunker Hill basin experienced record recharge levels in 2019, the result of a wet winter and the unprecedented collaboration of area partners who are now teaming up to establish and maintain healthy groundwater supplies that will serve our region long into the future.

Read more: District Releases Annual Report of Accomplishments for 2019

The plan accounts for water, mining, flood control and local species needs, and is the result of two decades of consensus building among area cities, water districts, and regulatory agencies

Read more: SBVWCD Granted 30-year Permit for Complex Habitat Conservation Plan for the Santa Ana River...

Local water basins were filled with record-breaking deposits of snowmelt, rainfall and imported water, with 2018-19 Water Year totals achieving numbers not seen since 1987, the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District announced today.

Read more: District Closes Water Year with 32-Year Recharge Record