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BCVWD is dedicated to growing our region’s water supply

BCVWD is dedicated to growing our region’s water supply. California’s reservoir project provides an opportunity to address water insecurity issues and plan ahead for times of drought. Learn more about the Sites Reservoir Project Agreement and our participation from the article in the Record Gazette.

“At BCVWD, we are committed to planning ahead to meet the future water needs of our customers, including likely drought situations,” said Board Director Andy Ramirez, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “Participating in the state’s reservoir project allows us to work together with partners from across California to tackle statewide water supply concerns, while also growing our local water resources.”

National Safety Month

June is #NationalSafetyMonth. Power outages and inclement weather can sometimes impact water delivery. Did you know BCVWD has an alert system to share information regarding major water service outages? Sign up to get email notifications at “Over the past several months, our community experienced several weather changes that included both flood and then fire warnings,” said Director Andy Ramirez, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “BCVWD is committed to mitigating damages to water infrastructure through ensuring facilities are protected and well maintained. Residents can trust that BCVWD is committed to keeping water safe for drinking and available for Firefighters during a time of need.”

Water Conservation Tips

Warmer weather is a great time to focus on water conservation! Use your time during California’s stay-at-home order to update your landscaping with native or drought tolerant plants.For more #ConservationTips, view our Conservation Pocket Guide. (Insert link to guide)

“As we head into summer, outdoor water management will become more important,” said Director Andy Ramirez, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “Planting drought tolerant plants in your garden, repairing, and adjusting irrigation can help homeowners conserve water while reducing ongoing cost.”

Water shutoff suspension

To help customers dealing with a loss or reduction of income and to ensure everyone has access to water during the coronavirus emergency, BCVWD is temporarily suspending water shutoffs due to nonpayment, as well as nonpayment fees, and extending the payment grace period to 60 days. Learn more at

“This public health emergency marks unprecedented times for our community and the world,” said Director Andy Ramirez, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “These actions keep water available for hand washing, increased cooking at home, and other essential daily activities like showering and laundry.”

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