SAN GORGONIO PASS WATER AGENCY LOWERS PROPERTY TAX

Pass area property owners are going to see a reduction in their property tax bill this year.  The San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency voted to lower its property tax rate by a half cent, from 18.25 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to 17.75 cents.  The reduction will result in about $650,000 being returned to property owners this year alone.  That equates to $20 a year for a $400,000 house.  Click here to read more.

SAN GORGONIO PASS WATER AGENCY AUGMENTS REGIONAL WATER SUPPLY

The San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency has struck a deal to bring even more State Water Project water to the Pass this year.  Its Board has voted to approve an exchange agreement with the City of Ventura and the Casitas Municipal Water District to deliver an additional 2000 acre-feet of water from the Project in 2019.  That is enough for approximately 4000 families for a year. Click here to read more.

2019 State Water Project Allocation Increase to 70%

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is increasing the allocation of 2019 State Water Project (SWP) water for long-term contractors from 1,473,046 acre-feet to 2,942,158 acre-feet. Based on the recent precipitation, runoff, and current water supply conditions , SWP supplies are projected to be 70 percent of most SWP contractors’ 2019 requested Table A amounts.  Click here to read more.

2019 State Water Project Allocation Increase to 35%

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources is increasing the allocation of 2019 State Water Project (SWP).  Based on the recent precipitation, runoff, and current water supply condition, SWP supplies are projected to be 35 percent of most SWP contractors’ 2019 requested Table A amounts, which totals 4, 172,786 acre-feet.  Click here to read more.

State Water Project Allocation Increase – 15% for Calendar Year 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is increasing the allocation of 2019 State Water Project (SWP) water for long-term contractors from 427,167 acre-feet to 631,115 acre-feet. Based on the recent precipitation, runoff, and current water supply condition, SWP supplies are projected to be 15 percent of most SWP contractors’ 2019 requested Table A amounts, which totals 4,172,786 acre-feet.  Click here for more information. 

 

2019 State Water Project Allocation Increase – 15 Percent

Citrus Reservoir will be covered with 7.5 million floating balls

No landing here; birds and airports do not mix!  San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District, in collaboration with San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency, has come up with a solution that will not only protect the birds and aircraft but will also prevent algae buildup and reduce evaporation from the reservoir.  

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State Water Project Initial Allocation at 10% for Calendar Year 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is initially approving 427, 167 acre-feet (AF) of Table A water for the long-term State Water Project (SWP) contractors in 2019. SWP supplies are projected to meet 10 percent of most SWP contractors’
requests for Table A water, which totals 4,172,786 AF.   Click here for more information. 

State Water Project Allocation at 35% for Calendar Year 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources is increasing the allocation of 2018 State Water Project (SWP).  Based on the recent precipitation, runoff, and current water supply condition, SWP supplies are projected to be 35 percent of most SWP contractors’ 2018 requested Table A amounts, which totals 4, 172,786 acre-feet.  Click here to read more.

State Water Project Allocation at 30% for Calendar Year 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is increasing the allocation of 2018 State Water Project (SWP). Based on the recent precipitation, runoff, and current water supply condition, SWP supplies are projected to be 30 percent of most SWP contractors’ 2018 requested Table A amounts, which totals 4, 172, 786 acre-feet.   Click here to read more. 

Groundwater Recharge Facility Construction Notice

Residents of Beaumont will see a new construction project as they drive through the intersection of Beaumont Avenue and Brookside.  The San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency is constructing a new groundwater recharge facility at the site.  Construction will begin the week of April 23.

The facility is required to increase reliability of imported water supplies and to help meet increasing   local demands.  “We have recently obtained some new water supplies for the region, and are negotiating to obtain some more.  We need to have a place to store this water locally”, said David Fenn, a Beaumont real estate broker who is Board President.  “This facility will enable us to store the water underground.”  Click here to read more…