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Board of Directors Elections 2022

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District (BCVWD) is governed by a five-member Board, with directors elected by local voters. Three seats on the BCVWD Board of Directors are up for election in this year’s General Election on November 8.

The three seats up for election are:

  • Division 3 ­– Daniel Slawson
  • Division 4 ­– John Covington
  • Division 5 – David Hoffman

Each Board member represents the area in which they live and serves a four-year term. Click here to view the BCVWD division map.

An individual interested in running for a Board seat in the 2022 elections must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A resident and registered voter in Division 3, 4 or 5 of BCVWD at the time nomination papers are issued

Candidate filing for the elections begins July 18, 2022, at 8 a.m. and ends August 12, 2022, at 5 p.m. Nomination packets are available in person at the following locations. Appointments are highly recommended though walk-ins are accepted. With an appointment, Registrar of Voters staff are available to answer questions and help prospective candidates complete the paperwork.

Riverside County Registrar of Voters
2724 Gateway Dr., Riverside
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(951) 486-7200
(800) 773-8683

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District
560 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont
Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (951) 845-9581

Completed documents with original signatures must be submitted to the Riverside County Registrar of Voters before 5 p.m. on August 12, 2022. BCVWD does not accept submittals. If an incumbent does not file nomination papers before the deadline, all other candidates will have until August 17, 2022, at 5 p.m. to file.

For more information about the election or to find out if you are eligible to run, contact the Riverside County Registrar of Voters at (951) 486-7200, (800) 773-8683 or voteinfo.net.  

To learn more about the BCVWD Board of Directors, go to bcvwd.org/board-of-directors.

Additional Water-saving Measures Enacted as Region Reacts to Drought

BCVWD implements conservation requirements and penalties for non-compliance

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District (BCVWD) is requiring 20% reductions in water use by customers and enforcing penalties in response to statewide emergency drought orders.

At its June 8 meeting, the BCVWD Board of Directors updated an earlier resolution to enact Stage 3 of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP). The move restricts irrigation of residential lawns to three days per week between May and October and prohibits the filling of new swimming pools, on top of ongoing measures to cut water waste. Irrigation of decorative grass at commercial, industrial and institutional sites, including HOAs, is also banned by order of the State Water Resources Control Board.

“These actions help safeguard water resources for BCVWD customers as we face ongoing and unrelenting drought,” said Secretary David Hoffman, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “We all need to step up our conservation game and commit to saving more water.”

The District’s water supply is stable and customers will not run out of water this summer. However, significant efficiency efforts are imperative to address continued drought impacts.

Stage 3 measures also include: Watering of residential lawns, parks, sports fields, schools and grass used for recreational purposes or community events is currently limited to eight minutes per watering station, between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.

  • Watering of residential lawns, parks, sports fields, schools and grass used for recreational purposes or community events is currently limited to eight minutes per watering station, between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.
  • Addresses ending in an odd number or meters without a physical address may water Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Addresses ending in an even number may water Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
  • Trees and plants are not subject to the watering limits.
  • Between November and April, watering lawns is limited to two days per week

Stage 3 includes penalties for violations. Customers will first receive a written notice, followed by increasing financial penalties equal to 10%, 20%, 30% and 50% of the customer’s water bill. Violations after the fifth notice are subject to suspension or termination of water service.

The District constantly monitors weather conditions and the resulting impact on local water supply and demand. BCVWD’s strategic planning, preparation and partnerships have helped the agency realize more than a three-year supply of water stored for emergencies like the current drought. To prepare for water shortages, the District updated its WSCP in October 2021. The plan is designed to preserve water supplies in the Beaumont Basin, which provides water to the District’s service area.

For more information and conservation tips, visit bcvwd.org/preparing-for-drought.

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available!

Water quality is a top priority at BCVWD. We regularly sample and test our water for safety, all year long. The results are published annually in our Water Quality Report. Find the 2021 report below.

2021 Annual Water Quality Report: https://bcvwd.org/2021-Consumer-Confidence-Report/
Previous Annual Water Quality Reports: https://bcvwd.org/documents/plans-studies-reports/)

National Safety Month

Have a plan and be prepared! At BCVWD, we are dedicated to planning ahead for emergencies. June is National Safety Month, a great time to make a disaster plan. Visit ready.gov for resources and tips on how to prepare for all kinds of emergencies. #NationalSafetyMonth #BCVWD

“This past year, our community faced fires followed by risk of flash floods, mudslides and debris flow,” said Vice President Lona Williams, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “National Safety Month is a great reminder to revisit your emergency plan, make updates and prepare your property and family before disaster happens.”

Water Conservation Month

Bring water awareness to your family this month! Take some time to visit a nearby water ecosystem, set household conservation goals or plant a California native garden. Find tips to help you save water at bcvwd.org/water-conservation-tips. #WaterAwareness #Conservation #BCVWD

“Protecting our future water supply starts at home by engaging our families in conservation efforts and helping them understand how their actions make a big difference,” said Vice President Lona Williams, on behalf of the Board of Directors.

Earth Day

Make a difference this Earth Day! Here are 51 easy ideas to have an impact this year: earthday.org/earth-day-tips. #EarthDay2021 #RestoreOurEarth #BCVWD

“Earth Day gives us the chance to reflect on the importance of taking care of where we live, both locally in our communities and across the world,” said Vice President Lona Williams, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “BCVWD encourages you to take action not only today, but every day. Small steps can make a big difference.”

Thank you frontline workers

The month of May traditionally recognizes many frontline healthcare workers with Nurses Week (May 6-12), Hospital Week (May 10-16), and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week (May 17-23). Now more than ever, thank YOU, from BCVWD.

“BCVWD understands the sacrifice all frontline workers are making as our community faces these unprecedented times,” said Secretary Lona Williams, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “We are grateful to those who are risking their own safety to protect public health.”

Water conservation

Conserve water by taking the time to check for any wet, soggy grass or puddles that keep forming in the same areas outside. This means that you might have an outdoor leak or are overwatering your lawn. Visit bcvwd.org for more #ConservationTips. “When people check for leaks, they often think of the indoors, such as pipes, toilets and sinks,” said Secretary Lona Williams, on behalf of the Board of Directors.

“Outdoor leaks from hoses and sprinklers can be easily overlooked, but, if found and fixed, can save a significant amount of water and money.”

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