Recent News and Notices

As your local water utility provider, the District strives to keep you continually updated on all matters related to your water service. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office at 530-241-1085 or info@bvwd.org and we will gladly assist you!

Gov. Brown signs legislation for permanent water conservation regulations, regardless of drought conditions

Although Governor Jerry Brown declared an end to California’s historic 5-year drought last year, on May 31, 2018, he signed legislation requiring cities, water districts and large agricultural...

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Reclamation updates 2018 Central Valley Project water allocations

Mid-Pacific Region
Sacramento, Calif.

MP-18-063

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-5100, eccurtis@usbr.gov

For Immediate Release: April 20, 2018

Reclamation updates 2018 Central Valley...

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Reclamation updates 2018 Central Valley Project water allocations for North of Delta and Friant contractors

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-5100

For Release: March 22, 2018

Central Valley Project
Central Valley Project
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation today provided an initial allocation to some Central...

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Reclamation announces initial water supply allocation for the Central Valley Project, but delays allocation for North of Delta Contractors Including Bella Vista Water District. A shortage allocation is likely.

Reclamation announces initial water supply allocation for the Central Valley Project

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-5100

For Release: February 20, 2018

Shasta Dam
Shasta Dam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The...

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ACWA Scholarships Available for Future Water Leaders

As a member of the Association of California Water Agencies, Bella Vista Water District is proud to share several scholarship opportunities for California graduate or undergraduate students...

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Notice Concerning Proposed Water Rate Increase and Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 29, 2018, at 5:30 pm., or as soon thereafter as the business of the District permits, a public hearing will be held at Shasta College, 11555 Old Oregon...

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State Water Board Releases Draft Proposed Water Waste Regulation

The State Water Resources Control Board on November 1, 2017 released its draft proposed regulation to implement permanent prohibitions against certain wasteful water use practices, as directed by...

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Central Valley Project Begins Water Year 2018 with 8.9 million acre-feet of storage

Central Valley Project begins 2018 water year with 8.9 million acre-feet of storage

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-5100

For Release: October 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Bureau of...

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State Water Resources Control Board Releases Phase II Scientific Basis Report

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has proposed additional flows from the Sacramento River Basin in its new documents posted on its website related to the Phase II update...

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State Launches Aggressive Strategy to Aid Salmon, Steelhead in the Sacramento Valley

With the latest science showing that nearly half of California’s native salmon and trout species face extinction in the next 50 years, state agencies have committed to a suite of actions to...

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California’s Rainy Season of 2016-17 Is Officially One for the Record Books

Until this year, the wettest year the “El Niño” year of 1982-83 stood as the Northern Sierra’s 8-Station Index wettest season on record, with an index of 88.5 inches. The average is 50 inches. To...

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Governor Declares Drought Emergency Over; Long-Term Conservation Framework Released

Governor Declares Drought Emergency Over; Long-Term Conservation Framework Released

by Pamela Martineau on Fri, 04/07/2017

Association of California Agencies

Governor Jerry Brown today declared...

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