Helping Nature Store Our Water

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Here's where you can get the latest information on what is going on in the San Bernadino Valley Water Conservation District. There are press release fact sheets and other information on various issues related the District in the listing below.

California’s Central Valley has lost roughly 85 cubic kilometers of groundwater storage since 2004 due to intensive pumping during periods of drought. The Central Valley is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world, growing 40 per cent of the fruit and nuts produced in the US. When surface water is inadequate to irrigate all those crops, farmers pump groundwater from the region’s aquifer.

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